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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: THOMPSON
First name: WILLIAM BERNARD
Home of Record (official): SYRACUSE
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Tuesday, November 8, 1949
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 67071156
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
G Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, April 23, 1968
Date of Casualty: Sunday, May 19, 1968
Age at time of loss: 18
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
The Wall: Panel 63E - Row 019

--- Interment ---

WILLIAM BERNARD THOMPSON

Oakwood Cemetery
940 Comstock Avenue
Syracuse
, Onondaga County , NY 13210
(315) 475-2194
Section R, Lot 45