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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: THOMAS
First name: BERNARD MONROE
Home of Record (official): MINNEAPOLIS
State (official): MN
Date of Birth: Thursday, August 21, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 17683644
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron
 

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 23, 1966
Date of Casualty: Friday, April 7, 1967
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 17E - Row 119

--- Interment ---

BERNARD MONROE THOMAS

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis
, Hennepin County , MN 55450
Section J, Plot 1594