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Last name: PATTERSON
First name: GEORGE FRANCIS
Home of Record (official): PACIFICA
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Sunday, December 26, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 561821550
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, January 9, 1970
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, April 1, 1970
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 12W - Row 072

--- Interment ---

GEORGE FRANCIS PATTERSON

Golden Gate National Cemetery
1300 Sneath Lane
San Bruno
, San Mateo County , CA 94066
Section O, Plot 985