Brunke, Alfred Teed, AT2

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1959-1959, AT-0000, VS-33 Screwbirds
Service Years
1954 - 1959
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1936
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Milton
Last Address
137 Pleasant St.
Milton, MA 02186

Date of Passing
May 30, 1959
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: SECTION MD

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 Duty Stations
USS Leyte (CV-32)VS-39 Hoot OwlsUSS Randolph (CVS-15)VS-33 Screwbirds
  1957-1957, AT-0000, USS Leyte (CV-32)
  1957-1957, AT-0000, VS-39 Hoot Owls
  1959-1959, AT-0000, USS Randolph (CVS-15)
  1959-1959, AT-0000, VS-33 Screwbirds
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  May 30, 2012, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PO2 Alfred Brunke was one of a three man crew that was lost at sea aboard a twin engine Grumman S-2F Tracker anti-submarine aircraft (ASW).  The aircraft came down at sea about 4 miles from the USS Randolph (CV-15) and a 100 miles off Williamsburg, Virginia during night operations.  The aircraft was in a flight of 6 others.

Those lost:

AET 2C Alfred Brunk
Lt. Richard Edgar Maegli, co-pilot
Lt. (jg) Rankin Dewitt Magill, pilot
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
 Military Association Memberships
Cold War FallenIn the Line of Duty
  1959, Cold War Fallen [Verified]
  2015, In the Line of Duty [Verified]
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