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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: HOVIS
First name: RONALD LEE
Home of Record (official): MOORESVILLE
State (official): IN
Date of Birth: Friday, January 23, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 55945982
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 71H20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, June 4, 1968
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, December 18, 1968
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Bien Hoa
The Wall: Panel 36W - Row 040

--- Interment ---

RONALD LEE HOVIS

White Lick Cemetery
Mooresville, Morgan County , IN