Name: 1LT Robert Henry Aldrich
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 12/27/1971 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.5
Date of Birth: 06/11/1947
Home City: Port Washington, NY
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 02W-132
Short Summary: Lost at sea while conducting a sector search to watch the Russian ships near the fleet. Wreckage suggested mechanical failure.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 154013
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: NEED DETAILS
"Official" listing: fixed wing air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed at sea
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
single male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: CALVERTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, CALVERTON, NY (IMO)
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