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Name: MAJ Robert Michael Fitzgerald
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 06/01/1970 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 34.4
Date of Birth: 01/03/1936
Home City: Yonkers, NY
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-262
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 10W-130
Short Summary: Died from crash injuries when inserted infantry detonated a booby-trap which damaged CH-46 and caused it to crash.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 154797
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 01/11/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 12
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
This record was last updated on 09/23/1999

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