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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PONGRATZ
First name: RONALD EUGENE
Home of Record (official): HOUSTON
State (official): TX
Date of Birth: Sunday, July 14, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 18684863
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D2U
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
A Troop 1st Squadron

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Start of Tour: Monday, June 26, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, April 18, 1969
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Tay Ninh
The Wall: Panel 26W - Row 003

--- Interment ---

RONALD EUGENE PONGRATZ

Houston National Cemetery
10410 Veterans Memorial Drive
Houston
, Harris County , TX 77038
Section D, Plot 1257