Copy_2_of_animflag.gif (12791 bytes) [The Purple Heart Medal]

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Last name: RODGERS
First name: BILLY GENE
Home of Record (official): ALEX
State (official): OK
Date of Birth: Wednesday, December 25, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 54661058
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, January 10, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, July 21, 1967
Age at time of loss: 20
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 23E - Row 104

--- Interment ---


Fairlawn Cemetery
Route 81
Chickasha, Grady County, OK 73018
(405) 222-6020
Block 4, Lot 17, Space 5