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First Name: Jorge

Last Name: Batista-Rodriguez

Birthplace: New York, NY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Luis

Date of Birth: 23 September 1932

Date of Death: 26 June 1968

Rank: Sergeant First Class

Years Served:
Jorge Luis Batista-Rodriguez

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Jorge Luis Batista-Rodriguez
Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army

Jorge Luis Batista-Rodriguez was born on 23 September 1932 in New York, NY.

On 26 June 1968, Sergeant First Class Jorge L. Batista-Rodriguez was serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division in Long An Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, SFC Batista-Rodriguez was killed in action by small arms fire.

Badge and Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge
Purple Heart
Army Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Jorge L Batista-Rodriguez is inscribed on Panel W54 Line 1 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Sergeant First Class Batista-Rodriguez died on 26 June 1968 in Long An Province, South Vietnam. He is buried in Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, Suffolk County, NY, in Section 2J, Site 3136.


Honoree ID: 3417   Created by: MHOH




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