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PFC Rene Fernandez

PFC Rene Fernandez

Birth
Death 1 Apr 1967 (aged 20)
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Section N Site 29802
Memorial ID 644612 · View Source
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PFC Fernandez #51608876
MOS:11B10 Infantryman.

Rene was drafted into the US Army out of New
York where he was living in Brooklyn with his
mother after moving to New York from Puerto
Rico.
Rene arrived in Vietnam 13 December 1966
and was assigned to A Company,3rd Battalion,
21st Infantry,196th Infantry Brigade,USARV.
The company was participating in Operation
Fitchburg when the mine sweep team that
Rene was a part of was ambushed.Rene died
during the ambush as a result of multiple
fragmentation wounds to the body.
Survived by his father,Prudencio Fernandez of
Morovis,Puerto Rico and his mother,Carmen
Martinez Fernandez of 89 South 9th St,
Brooklyn,NY.

*Other members of the team that perished during the ambush:
Charles F Bivetto, New York
Roger L Bruno, Beckley, West Virginia
Gary L Faucett, ,Apalachin, New York
Rene Fernandez, New York, New York
Raymundo Gomez, Uvalde, Texas
Victor E Press, Wilmington, Delaware
Angelo Torres,, Chicago, Illinois
Richard M Waterbury , Melbourne, Florida


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 644612
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Rene Fernandez (30 Aug 1946–1 Apr 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 644612, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .