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First Name: John

Last Name: Bartlett

Birthplace: Vallejo, CA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Rex

Date of Birth: 01 August 1947

Date of Death: 18 January 1969

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
John Rex Bartlett

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


John Rex Bartlett

Sergeant, U.S. Army

John Rex Bartlett was born on 1 August 1947 in Vallejo, CA.

On 18 January 1969, Specialist Four John Rex Bartlett was serving as an aircrew member with 175th Helicopter Assault Company, 13th Aviation Battalion, 164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade in Phong Dinh Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, SP4 Bartlett was killed in a helicopter crash. His body was recovered. He received a posthumous promotion to Sergeant.

Badge and Medals

Army Aircrew Badge
Purple Heart
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name John R Bartlett is inscribed on Panel W34 Line 30 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.


Sergeant John Rex Bartlett died on 18 January 1969 in Phong Dinh Province, South Vietnam.


Honoree ID: 3413   Created by: MHOH




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