Bartley, Richard D., 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 49th Fighter-Bomber Group
Service Years
1948 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia
Second Lieutenant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clark Fork
Last Address
Itazuke AB, Japan

Casualty Date
Sep 15, 1950
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Inglewood Park Cemetery - Inglewood, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen

 Ribbon Bar

Pilot Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
7th Fighter-Bomber Squadron49th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1950-1950, 7th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1950-1950, 49th Fighter-Bomber Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  
  1950-1950, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Date: 16-SEP-1950
Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star
Owner/operator: USAF
Registration: 49-479
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Attached to 49th Ftr-Bmbr Gp. Hit by gnd fire, crashed near Kuji, 35 mi SW of Taegu.



Second Lieutenant Bartley was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 7th Fighter

Bomber Squadron, 49th Fighter Bomber Group. On September 16, 1950, while on a combat mission, his

aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burst into flames near Kuji, 35 miles southwest of

Taegu, South Korea. ** Second Lieutenant Bartley was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal,

the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

Birth:  May 26, 1927
Death:  Sep. 15, 1950

Enlisted: 10/7/1948
Disch: 9/15/1950

Air Force
2nd Lt. - 7th FB Sq, 49th FB GP
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
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