Rivera, Ruben, LCpl

    Rivera, Ruben, LCpl


    Vietnam War · US Marine Corps · Lance Corporal

    Rank: Lance Corporal
    United States of America
    Birth - 22 Mar 1949
    Birth - 1949
    Texas

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 20 years
    Regiment
    7th Marines
    Battalion
    2nd Bn
    Service Start Date
    9 Mar 1969
    Company
    E Co
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Specialty
    Rifleman (USMC)
    Grade
    E3
    Rank
    Lance Corporal
    Branch
    Marine Corps
    Major Command
    1st Mar Div
    Years Served
    0
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 26 Aug 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
    Hostile, Died
    Recovered
    Enlistment
    Regular
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Marine Corps
    Rank
    Lance Corporal
    Service Dates
    1968 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    19W 122/Plot: Veterans Memorial Circle
    MOS
    0311-Rifleman
    MOS Group
    03XX-Ground Combat Forces
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-202...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 26 Aug 1969  - Age: 20 years
    Quang Nam
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Artillery, Rocket, Mortar

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    Award - 0
    Combat Action Ribbon

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    Award - 0
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 0
    Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation

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    Death - 26 Aug 1969  - Age: 20 years
    20
    Burial
    Highland Memorial Park Cemetery

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    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    19W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    122
    Gender
    Male
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Religion
    Roman Catholic
    Hometown
    Weslaco, TX
    Marriage
    Single
    Full Name
    Ruben Rivera
    Gender
    Male

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    Modified: 13 Nov 2022

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