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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PATTERSON
First name: SAMUEL LEE
Home of Record (official): HUEYTOWN
State (official): AL
Date of Birth: Monday, June 24, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 67112451
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, March 6, 1969
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, May 13, 1969
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 25W - Row 108

--- Interment ---

SAMUEL LEE PATTERSON

Brotherhood Cemetery

Hueytown, Jefferson County, AL