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Last name: BECKER
First name: WALTER WARD
Home of Record (official): BEAUMONT
State (official): TX
Date of Birth: Monday, June 26, 1950
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 15849174
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Sunday, January 5, 1969
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, June 18, 1969
Age at time of loss: 18
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 22W - Row 071

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WALTER WARD BECKER

Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home
4955 Pine Street
Beaumont
, Jefferson County , TX
(409) 892-5912