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Name: LTC Roger Jay Bartholomew
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 11/27/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 36.1
Date of Birth: 11/02/1932
Home City: Portland, OR
Service: AT branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: HHB/4/77 ARA 101 ABN
Prior Unit: C/2/20 ARA 1 CAV 66
Major organization: 101st Airborne Division
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 38W-070
Short Summary: During attack on enemy position N. of Da Nang while serving as battalion commander. Also KIA was 101 ABN Div DIVARTY commander.
Aircraft: UH-1C tail number 66-00611
Service number: O91750
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1193 = 11 Field Artillery Unit Commander
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: weapons
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: pilot
Started Tour: 10/05/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 14
Location: Thua Thien Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Presbyterian
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
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