Name: CPT Ernest E. Bartolina, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/07/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 26.1
Date of Birth: 12/29/1942
Home City: Bismarck, ND
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 33W-075
Short Summary: Shot down on medevac mission. The entire crew was KIA.
Aircraft: CH-46A tail number 150269
Service number: 094529
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 04/24/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: WEST LAWN CEMETERY, HENRYETTA, OK
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