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Last name: YOUNGBLOOD
First name: WILLIAM RONALD
Home of Record (official): BAKERSFIELD
State (official): CA
Date of Birth: Wednesday, January 22, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 18842164
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 63A10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
F Troop 2nd Squadron

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Start of Tour: Wednesday, March 20, 1968
Date of Casualty: Friday, August 23, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 47W - Row 058

--- Interment ---

WILLIAM RONALD YOUNGBLOOD

Hillcrest Memorial Park
9101 Kern Canyon Road
Bakersfield
, Kern County , CA 93306
(661) 366-5766