DIAZ, JOSE RENTERIA.  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
DIAZ, JOSE RENTERIA.


Rank / Branch:
SGT E-5 U.S. Army


Unit:
AMERICAL DIVISION


Date of Birth:
1949-01-26


Date of Loss:
1969-04-12


Country of Loss:
SOUTH VIETNAM


Loss Coordinates:
QUANG TIN


Status:
HOSTILE, EXPLOSIVE D


Category:
BODY RETURNED


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
SEE BIO


Other:
SINGLE

 

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Veteran Hagiography

JOSE RENTERIA DIAZ, SERGEANT, U.S. ARMY, BARSTOW, WARD COUNTY, TEXAS


AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Combat Infantryman's Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

BIOGRAHY

Jose "Tex" Diaz, born January 26, 1949 in Pecos, Texas. He was the oldest child born to Maria Luz Renteria and Juan Santos Diaz.  He attended Barstow Elementary School, Barstow Junior High School and Barstow High School. He was active in football, basketball and boxing.


Barstow High School-1967

His tour of duty began July, 1968, in Chu-Hai, Republic of Vietnam. He was assigned to the B Company. 3rd Battalion, 196th Light Infantry Brigade. The 196th was under the operational control of the 23rd Division known as the Americal Division. He was killed in action on April 12, 1969, from an exploding booby trap.

Fort Bliss-Basic-1968

He was buried with full military honors in his hometown of Barstow, Texas.

Barstow Cemetery, Barstow, Texas



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