Name: 1LT Robert Ernest Trigalet
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/02/1969 while performing the duty of Aircraft Commander.
Age at death: 24.9
Date of Birth: 06/09/1944
Home City: Bristow, OK
Service: reserve component of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Service: U.S. Marine Corps.
The Wall location: 26W-104
Short Summary: Mid-air with Army Huey during a big troop lift in Quang Tri Province. With Tom Williams.
Aircraft: CH-46D tail number 152559
Service number: 0101545
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 7562 = Pilot CH-46 Qualified
Primary cause: Mid-Air
Started Tour: 10/29/1968
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - pilot
Length of service: 03
Location: Quang Tri Province I Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died of other causes
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Roman Catholic
Burial information: BRISTOW CEMETERY, BRISTOW, OK
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