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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: LANTZ
First name: GARY LEE
Home of Record (official): BARNESVILLE
State (official): MN
Date of Birth: Saturday, April 5, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 55878462
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, August 20, 1967
Date of Casualty: Thursday, May 16, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Hoa Nghia
The Wall: Panel 61E - Row 013

--- Interment ---


Saint Mary's Cemetery
165th Avenue S and Highway 9
Barnesville, Clay County, MN 56514
(218) 354-7320