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Samuel Joseph Jorgensen Memorial

--- General / Personal ---

Last name: JORGENSEN
First name: SAMUEL JOSEPH
Home of Record (official): PUKWANA
State (official): SD
Date of Birth: Tuesday, October 25, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 503563159
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
M Company 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, August 8, 1968
Date of Casualty: Saturday, February 14, 1970
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 13W - Row 009

--- Interment ---

SAMUEL JOSEPH JORGENSEN

Riverview Cemetery
Sorenson Drive
Chamberlain, Brule County, SD 57325
Section B, Block 1, Lot 11, Grave 3