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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: SIMS
First name: PONDER RAY
Home of Record (official): PRINCETON
State (official): AR
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 6, 1942
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: 1LT
Serial Number: O5233446
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1204
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, June 20, 1967
Date of Casualty: Friday, July 21, 1967
Age at time of loss: 25
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 23E - Row 104

--- Interment ---

PONDER RAY SIMS

Arlington  National Cemetery
Memorial Drive
Arlington, Arlington County, VA 22211
Section 12, Plot 5894