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Last name: SHEPHERD
First name: RONALD DEAN
Home of Record (official): WATERTOWN
State (official): WI
Date of Birth: Tuesday, April 30, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 55858059
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
F Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Saturday, August 20, 1966
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, July 5, 1967
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A3) Hostile, died while missing
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Quang Tin
The Wall: Panel 23E - Row 015

--- Interment ---

RONALD DEAN SHEPHERD

Glenview Memorial Gardens
W1219 Glenview Avenue
Ixonia, Jefferson County , WI 53036
(920) 261-8899
Apostiles, Block 12, Section A, Grave 4