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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: MESTAS
First name: PETER VINCENT
Home of Record (official): TRINIDAD
State (official): CO
Date of Birth: Wednesday, March 10, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 523601629
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 63C20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, August 28, 1969
Date of Casualty: Sunday, October 19, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Unknown / Not reported (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Phuoc Long
The Wall: Panel 17W - Row 092

--- Interment ---
 

PETER VINCENT MESTAS

Masonic Cemetery
13050 Nevada Avenue
Trinidad, Las Animas County, CO 81082
(719) 846-2723
Military Section, Section 1, Row 1, Lot 144