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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BORST
First name: LEROY M JR
Home of Record (official): CHICAGO
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Monday, July 2, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 55859466
Component: Selective Service
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 23, 1966
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, February 15, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long An
The Wall: Panel 15E - Row 030

--- Interment ---

LEROY M BORST JR

Saint Benedict Catholic Cemetery
4600 West 135th Street
Crestwood, Cook County, IL 60445
(773) 239-4422
(Office at St. Casimir Cemetery)
Section 6, Block 19, Lot 13, Grave 1