Perez, Benito, 1SG

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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1950 - 1966

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Corpus Christi
Last Address
Corpus Christi

Casualty Date
Aug 02, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
09E 100

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 Unit Assignments
A Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1966-1966, 11G50, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry
  1966-1966, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st sgt Co A, 2/35, 25th InDiv, while in a supporting role with Recon, Ia Drang Valley, Nam..one of the best dam sgt the army had, proud to have known him
Last Name PEREZ PEREZ
Given Names BENITO BENITO
Social Security or Service Number 18355905 18355905
Date of Birth 19320127 01/27/1932
Service A Army
Component R Regular
Rank 1SG First Sergeant
Grade and posthumous promotion E8 E8
Service Occupation 11G50 Infantry Senior Sergeant (ARMY)
Actual Date of Casualty 19660802 08/02/1966
Actual Date of Death 19660802 08/02/1966
Tour Date 660110 01/10/1966
Posthumous decoration    
Casualty Type A1 Hostile, Died
Reason H Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Air no Air 7 Ground Casualty
Body Recovered --- Undefined Code
Date Body Recovered ----- Invalid Date
Country VS South Vietnam
Province 99 Province and Military Region Unknown
Casualty Location    
Major command, eg division or brigade 25th Inf Div 25th Inf Div
Company/battery/troop or similar level unit A Co A Co
Battalion or similar level unit 2nd Bn 2nd Bn
Regiment, ROAD 35th Infantry 35th Infantry
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Home of Record City CORPUS CHRISTI CORPUS CHRISTI
Home of Record State Code TX Texas
Notes    
Panel 09E 09E
Line 100 100
 
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 09E 100
   
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