RONALD L WARNETT

RONALD L WARNETT - 1LT

  • HOMETOWN:
  • linden
  • COUNTY:
  • Union
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • May 30, 1946
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • March 05, 1969
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • 1LT
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Ronald L. Warnett was born on May 30, 1946, to Frank and Lillian Warnett. His home of record is Linden, NJ. He had two brothers, Bob and Frank, Jr. Ronald graduated from Linden High School in 1963. He attended Arkansas Tech for two years and then transferred to a college in New York.

Ronald was in the ROTC and headed the Civil Air Patrol in Newark. He worked at a TV repair shop in Linden.

Ronald served in the US Army and attained the rank of First Lieutenant (1LT). He served with the 6th Battalion, 29th Army.

Warnett was killed in action on March 5, 1969, during a mortar attack. Two days before he was scheduled to meet his wife, Mary Ann, for a six-day leave in Hawaii, he was killed in action. They had not seen each other for 6 months.

He is buried at the Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.

Sources: Frank Warnett (brother) and NJVVMF.

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