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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SIMIELE
First name: DONATO JOSEPH
Home of Record (official): AMSTERDAM
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Wednesday, August 28, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 51591213
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 13B40
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Howitzer Battery 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Wednesday, July 19, 1967
Date of Casualty: Sunday, June 9, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Gia Dinh
The Wall: Panel 58W - Row 014

--- Interment ---
 

DONATO JOSEPH SIMIELE

Mount Carmel Cemetery
(Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery)
Truax Road
Amsterdam, Montgomery County, NY 12010
(518) 843-3250
Section G, Line 2, Number 4