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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CASTANEDA
First name: HUGO CARLOS
Home of Record (official): COMPTON
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 1, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 56715962
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
C Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, May 11, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, July 9, 1968
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 52W - Row 002

--- Interment ---

HUGO CARLOS CASTANEDA

Woodlawn Memorial Park
1715 W Greenleaf Boulevard
Compton
, Los Angeles County , CA 90228
(310) 637-1766
Lot 1-7 South, Section 4-1