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 --- General / Personal ---

Last name: WEEDER
First name: RICHARD D
Home of Record (official): CHULA VISTA
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Saturday, December 26, 1942
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP5
Serial Number: 19761835
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
C Troop 1st Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, August 22, 1967
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, October 17, 1967
Age at time of loss: 24
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Long Khanh
--- Interment ---

RICHARD D WEEDER

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego,
San Diego County, CA 92106
Section PS-5, Plot 145