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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: WEISS
First name: RICHARD EARL
Home of Record (official): FALLS CHURCH
State (official): VA
Date of Birth: Thursday, April 15, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 11939254
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
I Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Thursday, November 21, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, June 23, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 21W - Row 004

--- Interment ---

RICHARD EARL WEISS

Rose Hill Cemetery
9903 North State Highway Z
Willard, Greene County , MO
Plot: G 31