ROMERO ROBERT WILLIAM

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Name: CPT Robert William Romero
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 04/28/1968 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 26.1
Date of Birth: 03/12/1942
Home City: San Diego, CA
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Unit: HMM-165
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 52E-042
Short Summary: Died from a head wound received from small arms fire while on an approach to an LZ in support of friendly forces.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 152535
Service number: 093402
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Started Tour: 09/19/1967
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
single male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, SAN DIEGO, CA
This record was last updated on 11/14/1996


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