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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: REITWIESNER
First name: JOHN CHARLES
Home of Record (official): NEW FAIRFIELD
State (official): CT
Date of Birth: Wednesday, August 7, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 094363645
Component: Regular
Posthumous promotion as indicated
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
C Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, May 3, 1969
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, January 21, 1970
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other causes (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 14W - Row 054

--- Interment ---

 JOHN CHARLES REITWIESNER
 

New Fairfield Cemetery

Bush Hill Road

 New Fairfield, Fairfield County, CT