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 --- General / Personal ---

Last name: SANDERSEN
First name: WILLIAM LEONARD
Home of Record (official): ASPEN
State (official): CO
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 1, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 16916838
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
G Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, December 9, 1967
Date of Casualty: Monday, August 19, 1968
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 47W - Row 004

--- Interment ---

WILLIAM LEONARD SANDERSEN


Aspen Grove Cemetery

Aspen, Pitkin County, CO 81611