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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PIERCE
First name: JOHN ROBERT
Home of Record (official): BONNIE
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Tuesday, November 28, 1944
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 55814060
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 63C20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
I Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, August 24, 1966
Date of Casualty: Sunday, October 9, 1966
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 11E - Row 064

--- Interment ---


Bethel Cemetery
Mount Vernon , Jefferson County , IL