Copy_2_of_animflag.gif (12791 bytes)[The Purple Heart Medal]

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Last name: HILL
First name: RALPH OWEN
Home of Record (official): COLUMBIA
State (official): SC
Date of Birth: Friday, May 23, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 249764227
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 91B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 2nd Squadron
Medic attached to G Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Sunday, March 22, 1970
Date of Casualty: Saturday, April 25, 1970
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 11W - Row 050

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RALPH OWEN HILL

Elmwood Memorial Gardens
501 Elmwood Avenue
Columbia
, Richland County , SC 29201
(803) 252-2133
Square 25, Lot 86