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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PITRE
First name: KENNETH JOSEPH
Home of Record (official): NEW ORLEANS
State (official): LA
Date of Birth: Saturday, March 27, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 54609220
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
B Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, May 6, 1969
Date of Casualty: Saturday, June 7, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 23W - Row 105

--- Interment ---

KENNETH JOSEPH PITRE


Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery #2

6124 W Main St

Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA 70360

(985)873-8273 / (985)876-4286