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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: GASSAWAY
First name: AMBROSE
Home of Record (official): FISHER
State (official): LA
Date of Birth: Sunday, July 31, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 433800006
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
G Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, August 21, 1968
Date of Casualty: Friday, July 4, 1969
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 21W - Row 059

--- Interment ---

AMBROSE GASSAWAY

New Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery


Many, Sabine Parish, LA