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Name: Michael McClain

Hometown: Jerseyville, IL

Years of Service: 1967-1968

Date of Death: 1968-09-30

Killed in Action?: yes

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Military Branch: Army

Rank: Specialist 4

War(s) During Service: Vietnam

Medals of Honors Earned: Purple Heart, Rifle, Conduct, Heroic achievement, and National defense

Message: Specialist McClain unselfishly joined the Army to help fight during the Vietnam war. Specialist McClain was the son of Melvin and Mildred McClain of Jerseyville. He was a friend to all who knew him. On September 30th, 1968 Specialist McClain gave the ultimate sacrifice to his country and was killed in action. He left behind a fiancé Toni Annette Kruse of Alton. He was laid to rest in Jerseyville.

Submitted by: Sara Lawrence

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