Bertain, Robert Eugene, RD1

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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
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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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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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Date
Jun 12, 1951

Last Updated:
Oct 7, 2017
   
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Name: Robert Eugene Bertain
Birth Date: 29 May 1925
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian (White)
Home City: Eureka
Home State: California
Citizen Status: US Citizen
Death Date: 12 Jun 1951
Processed Date: Nov 1976
Casualty Country: Korea
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Cause: Explosive Device (Grenade, Mine, Booby Trap, etc.)
Casualty Air: Sea Casualty
Service Branch: US Navy
Component: Reserve (USAR, USNR, USAFR, USMCR, USCGR)
Rank: Radarman 1st Class

   
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