--- General / Personal ---

Last name: MENDEZ
First name: SALVADOR JOE
Home of Record (official): CASA GRANDE
State (official): AZ
Date of Birth: Thursday, November 18, 1948
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 56910573
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
Major Organization: 11th Armored Cav

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Friday, January 5, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, August 19, 1968
Age at time of loss: 19
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 47W - Row 001