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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: GALVEZ-PASTRANA
First name: MANUEL
Home of Record (official): SAN JUAN
State (official): PR
Date of Birth: Tuesday, July 23, 1940
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 581666333
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
M Company 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, February 1, 1970
Date of Casualty: Thursday, February 26, 1970
Age at time of loss: 29
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 13W - Row 056

--- Interment ---

MANUEL GALVEZ-PASTRANA

Puerto Rico National Cemetery
Avenue Cementario Nacional #50
BO. Hato Tejas
Bayamon , Bayamon , PR 00960
Section F, Plot 210