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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: GARNETT
First name: LEON JR
Home of Record (official): WASHINGTON
State (official): DC
Date of Birth: Tuesday, May 9, 1950
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 578685550
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
F Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, February 28, 1970
Date of Casualty: Monday, May 4, 1970
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 11W - Row 095

--- Interment ---

LEON GARNETT JR

Arlington  National Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Arlington, Arlington County, VA 22211
Section 53, Plot 2514