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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: COLON
First name: HARRY JOSEPH
Home of Record (official): NEW YORK
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Tuesday, December 7, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 52757925
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 76Y20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
G Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, August 7, 1968
Date of Casualty: Saturday, June 21, 1969
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 22W - Row 103

--- Interment ---

HARRY JOSEPH COLON

Saint Raymonds Cemetery
2600 Lafayette Avenue
Bronx, Bronx County, NY 10465