VIETNAM - BERTSCHINGER, DENNIS LEE

Bertschinger, Dennis Lee

VIETNAM - BERTSCHINGER, DENNIS LEE
BERTSCHINGER, DENNIS LEE

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 05B – Radio Operator

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 30-Aug-1945

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Marital status: Married to Helen M. Bertschinger

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 18-Oct-1965

Start of tour: 20-Aug-1966

Incident date: 28-Mar-1967

Date of casualty: 28-Mar-1967

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Dennis Lee Bertschinger was a passenger in a military vehicle near command post when vehicle hit hostile land mine.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 17E 060 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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