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

--- General / Personal ---

Last name: ORTIZ
First name: JOHN
Home of Record (official): CHICAGO
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Sunday, August 23, 1936
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 16460144
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E40
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
H Company 2nd Squardon

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, March 23, 1967
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, January 17, 1968
Age at time of loss: 31
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 34E - Row 063

--- Interment ---


Mount Calvary Cemetery
801 Southwest Westchester Road
, Shawnee County , KS 66606

(785) 272-0820