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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PALMA
First name: GERARD VINCENT
Home of Record (official): HAMMONTON
State (official): NJ
Date of Birth: Wednesday, September 24, 1941
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: CPT
Serial Number: OF101650
Component: Regular
Pay grade: O3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1204
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, August 4, 1968
Date of Casualty: Saturday, April 19, 1969
Age at time of loss: 27
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Helicopter, non-crew)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Bien Hoa
The Wall: Panel 26W - Row 008

--- Interment ---

GERARD VINCENT PALMA

Arlington  National Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Arlington, Arlington County, VA 22211
Section 8, 5518-C