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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: COLE
First name: RICHARD WILSON
Home of Record (official): WINTER HAVEN
State (official): FL
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 8, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: 1LT
Serial Number: O5256804
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 4000
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, August 24, 1968
Date of Casualty: Thursday, June 19, 1969
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 22W - Row 086

--- Interment ---

RICHARD WILSON COLE

Lakeside Memorial Park
2450 8th Street NW
Winter Haven
, Polk County , FL 33881
Section H, Lot 49, Space 8