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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: DETERS
First name: DAVID STEPHEN
Home of Record (official): BOWLING GREEN
State (official): MO
Date of Birth: Friday, October 19, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: 2LT
Serial Number: 496501329
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O1
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1193
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 1st Squadron
Forward Observer attached to E Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, June 2, 1969
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, August 12, 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 19W - Row 012

--- Interment ---

DAVID STEPHEN DETERS

Saint Clement Cemetery
21509 Highway 161
Bowling Green , Pike County , MO 63334
(573) 324-5545