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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BUSCH
First name: JOHN EDWARD
Home of Record (official): SOMERSET
State (official): NJ
Date of Birth: Tuesday, February 11, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 51604447
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 82C20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, October 30, 1966
Date of Casualty: Thursday, January 12, 1967
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 14E - Row 014

--- Interment ---


Lake Nelson Memorial Cemetery
606 South Randolphville Road
Piscataway, Middlesex County, NJ 08854
(732) 463-7100
Evergreen Section, Plot 83, Grave C