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Orlando Silas Roach Memorial

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Last name: ROACH
First name: ORLANDO SILAS
Home of Record (official): EAGLE BUTTE
State (official): SD
Date of Birth: Tuesday, October 21, 1941
Sex: Male
Race: American Indian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 17668461
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 12B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
919th Engineer Company

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Start of Tour: Saturday, August 6, 1966
Date of Casualty: Thursday, October 27, 1966
Age at time of loss: 25
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Unknown / Not reported (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Unknown/Not Reported
The Wall: Panel 11E - Row 120

--- Interment ---

ORLANDO SILAS ROACH

Eagle Butte Cemetery
(AKA: All Saints Catholic Cemetery)
Eagle Butte , Dewey County , SD