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Last name: QUINTERO
First name: JOSE HERNANDEZ
Home of Record (official): SANTA FE SPRINGS
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Thursday, December 21, 1944
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 56388951
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 64B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Saturday, August 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Monday, April 17, 1967
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Hoa Nghia
The Wall: Panel 18E - Row 042

--- Interment ---

JOSE HERNANDEZ QUINTERO

Los Angeles National Cemetery
950 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles
, Los Angeles County , CA 90049
(310) 268-4494
Section 422, Row C, Plot 14