Bertain, Robert Eugene, RD1

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary 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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  1945-1946, RD-0000, USS Indiana (BB-58)

RD-Radarman

From Month/Year
September / 1945

To Month/Year
April / 1946

Unit
USS Indiana (BB-58) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer First Class

NEC
RD-0000-Radarman

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Indiana (BB-58) Details

USS Indiana (BB-58)
South Dakota Class Battleship: Displacement 35,000 Tons, Dimensions, 680' (oa) x 108' 2" x 36' 2" (Max). Armament 9 x 16"/45 20 x 5"/38AA, 12 x 1.1" 12 x 0.5", 3 AC. Armor, 12 1/4" Belt, 18" Turrets, 1 1/2" +6" +1/3" Decks, 15" Conning Tower. Machinery, 130,000 SHP; Westinghouse Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 27 Knots, Crew 1793. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Newport News, Shipbuilding, Newport News VA., November 20 1939. Launched November 21 1941. Commissioned April 30 1942. Decommissioned September 11 1947. Stricken June 1 1962. Fate: Sold, October 23 1963 and broken up for scrap.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
South Dakota-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Oct 7, 2017
   
   
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USS Indiana (BB-58)
9 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Indiana (BB-58)

Haas, Frank Murray, LTJG, (1942-1945) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Morton, Marion Ellis, PO2, (1943-1945) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Venier Sr., Kenneth, PO2, (1942-1964) HM HM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
OLD, Francis, VADM, (1917-1954) Captain
Irvign, Judy, (1943-1945) Other Service Rank
Hoffmeyer, Eugene Seaman 1st Class
Sherman, Irving Alfred, S1c, (1942-1945) 00 Seaman 1st Class
Wilcox, William, PO3, (1944-1947) Seaman
Crowell, Marshall Medford, F1c, (1943-1945) Fireman

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