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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: GARRETT
First name: RICHARD B
Home of Record (official): DES MOINES
State (official): IA
Date of Birth: Saturday, April 22, 1939
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SFC
Serial Number: 26793350
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E7
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, September 14, 1968
Date of Casualty: Friday, February 7, 1969
Age at time of loss: 29
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 33W - Row 078

--- Interment ---


Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines , Polk County , IA 50317
(515) 265-0873