Barber, Robert Franklin, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
630X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1965, USS Independence (CVA-62)
Service Years
1943 - 1965
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Oregon
Oregon
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Seattle, WA
Last Address
Seattle, WA

Casualty Date
Sep 18, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Tonkin Gulf
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 085/ Section: MG Grave: 68 (Cenotaph)

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 Duty Stations
VA-75 Sunday PunchersUSS Independence (CVA-62)
  1965-1965, VA-75 Sunday Punchers
  1965-1965, USS Independence (CVA-62)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1960-1965 Vietnam War
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  Sep 18, 2012, General Photos5
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On September 18, 1965, he was a crew member of a Grumman Attack Aircraft Intruder (A-6A) over North Vietnam when the aircraft crashed killing him. His remains were not recovered.
   
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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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