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Name: CPT Roger Dale Partington
Status: Body Not Recovered from an incident on 11/01/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 28.9
Date of Birth: 12/12/1940
Home City: Sparta, IL
Service: regular component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMH-361
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 16W-015
Aircraft: CH-53A tail number 152394
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7564 = Pilot CH-53A/D Qualified
Primary cause: SVN-BNR-OW
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
Length of service: 06
Location: Quang Nam Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Protestant - no denominational preference
This record was last updated on 02/21/1994

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