Bertain, Robert Eugene, RD1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary Designator/NEC
RD-0000-Radarman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radarman
Primary Unit
1950-1951, RD-0000, USS Walke (DD-723)
Service Years
1943 - 1951
RD-Radarman
Two Hash Marks

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Eureka, CA
Last Address
Eureka, CA

Casualty Date
Jun 12, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

Radarman First Class Bertain served aboard the destroyer USS WALKE (DD-723) in Korean waters. He was Killed in Action when his ship struck an enemy mine of the east coast of Korea on June 12, 1951. His remains were not recovered.
   
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Service number: 8866767
   
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Wallace L. Lind (DD-703)USS Walke (DD-723)
  1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Winged Arrow (AP-170)
  1944-1945, RD-0000, USS Wallace L. Lind (DD-703)
  1945-1946, RD-0000, USS Indiana (BB-58)
  1950-1951, RD-0000, USS Walke (DD-723)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Siege of Wonsan
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 12, 1951, Korean War Casualties
  Jun 12, 1951, Korean War Casualty Listing
  Apr 03, 1952, War Hero's Wife Receives Medal1
  Oct 07, 2017, General Photos
 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryKorean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Korean War Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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