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