Peretiatko, Jerald Paul


Rank: Private First Class

Unit: G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 15-Dec-1946

Hometown: Lindale, Ohio

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 27-Feb-1968

Start of tour: 23-Jul-1968

Incident date: 5-Sep-1968

Date of casualty: 5-Sep-1968

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Jerald Paul Peretiatko died from wounds received while on combat operation when hit by fragments from a hostile mine. Individual was admitted to a military hospital, placed on the Serious Injury (SI) list and later expired. / (Individual transported to 24th Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh.)

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Saints Peter and Paul Ukranian Catholic Cemetery, Parma, Ohio, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 45W 043 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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