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Name: CPT Bobby Frank Galbreath
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 02/16/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 37.2
Date of Birth: 12/01/1930
Home City: Amarillo, TX
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: VMO-6
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 39E-059
Short Summary: Shot down by AW fire while on an emergency extraction of a recon team.
Aircraft: UH-1E tail number 151291
Service number: 070303
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7563 = Pilot UH-1N Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 18
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
Burial information: LLANO CEMETERY, AMARILLO, TX
This record was last updated on 11/12/1996

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