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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SCHERLE
First name: WILLIAM JOSEPH JR
Home of Record (official): LOUISVILLE
State (official): KY
Date of Birth: Wednesday, October 17, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 52644386
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, August 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, May 24, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Quang Ngai
The Wall: Panel 20E - Row 099

--- Interment ---

WILLIAM JOSEPH SCHERLE JR

Saint Michael Cemetery
1300 Ellison Avenue
Louisville
, Jefferson County , KY 40205
(502) 451-7710
Section 24, Lot 6B, Grave 1