GOMEZ, RAYMUNDO  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
GOMEZ, RAYMUNDO


Rank / Branch:
SSG E-6 U. S. ARMY


Unit:
196th LIGHT INFANTRY


Date of Birth:
1936-01-23


Date of Loss:
1967-04-01


Country of Loss:
SOUTH VIETNAM


Loss Coordinates:
TAY NINH


Status:
BODY RETURNED


Category:
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATI


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
SEE BIO


Other:
MARRIED

 

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Veteran Hagiography

RAYMUNDO GOMEZ, STAFF SERGEANT, U.S. ARMY, BIG SPRING, HOWARD COUNTY, TEXAS

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Combat Infantryman's Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, National Air Medal, Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Military Merit Medal

BIOGRAPHY

Raymundo was born in Crystal City, Zavala County, Texas.  He was the oldes child and son of Juanita Martinez and Emilio Gomez.  He had twin younger sisters and two other sisters.  He was raised in Uvalde, Texas and had attended Uvalde schools,  he joined the Army October 1, 1955 from Uvalde.   He was a career soldier. His wife, Ursula 's was a German National and she was living in Big Spring, near one of Raymundo's sisters, while Raymundo was in Vietnam.

Reymundo had been in the Army 10 years, had tours in Korea and Germany.  He had begun his tour in Vietnam on November 8, 1966. He was assigned to 196th Light Infantry Brigade as a platoon sergeant. He had been in Vietnam six months and was killed by an explosive device and suffered multiple fragment wounds. He was buried with full military honors at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

He was survived by his wife, Ursula of the home as well as his three children, Connie age 10, David age 8 and Michael age 6.  He was also survived by his sister, Inez Velasquez of Big Spring, and two sisters.

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas



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