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Last name: PADUA-LEDESMA
First name: AUGUSTO C
Home of Record (official): LAS LOMAS
State (official): PR
Date of Birth: Saturday, April 21, 1951
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 584380303
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment    
HHT 1st Squadron

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Start of Tour: Wednesday, January 28, 1970
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, May 6, 1970
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Accidental self destruction (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 11W - Row 114

--- Interment ---

AUGUSTO C PADUA-LEDESMA

Puerto Rico National Cemetery
Avenue Cementario Nacional #50
BO. Hato Tejas
Bayamon , Bayamon , PR 00960
Section G, Plot 777