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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: CRUCE
First name: LEONARD ERWIN
Home of Record (official): HOBBS
State (official): NM
Date of Birth: Thursday, December 4, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 54493339
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, January 7, 1968
Date of Casualty: Thursday, June 6, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 60W - Row 027

--- Interment ---

LEONARD ERWIN CRUCE

Prairie Haven Memorial Park
2201 E Stanolind Road
Hobbs
, Lea County , NM 88240
(505) 397-9296
Block 9, Track 28, Lot 1