Wayne William Pearce was born on May 22, 1931 and joined the Armed Forces while in Portage, Ohio.
He served in the United States Army and in 10 years of service, he attained the rank of Sergeant First Class.
On March 27, 1968, at the age of 36, Wayne William Pearce perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Dinh Tuong.
He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
Let us not forget Sergeant First Class Wayne William Pearce, casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army until March 27th, 1968 in Dinh Tuong, South V Vietnam. He was 36 years old and was not married. Wayne committed suicide. His body was recovered. Wayne was born on May 22nd, 1931 in Portage, Ohio.
Courtesy Of “Our Hero:”
WAYNE WILLIAM PEARCE
Panel: 46E Line 049
Platoon Sergeant / Sergeant First Class
Pay grade E6 Posthumous Promotion
Killed in action March 27, 1968 by ground casualty suicide nonhostile, died of other causes in Dinh Tuong South Vietnam. The body was recovered. Home of record was PORTAGE, OH. Born May 22, 1931 age at death 36. A Caucasian Male, Single. Religous affiliation Unitarian Universal. CAACF Record Number : 23446911
PEARCE, WAYNE W
- SFC USA
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 05/22/1931
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/27/1968
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/09/1968
BURIED AT: SECTION 51 SITE 2666
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Reviewed by: Michael Howard