|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1949|
|Death: ||Dec. 30, 1967|
Quang Nam, Vietnam
Dave, the son of John Bartholomew and Edith S. Bartholomew of Marrero LA enlisted in the US Marine Corps on July 12, 1967 in New Orleans LA. He arrived in Vietnam on December 17 and was assigned to Company M, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
While on combat patrol in the vicinity of Loc Phuoc hamlet in Dai Loc District PFC Bartholomew stepped on a pressure activating device which caused an AP (Anti-Personnel) mine believed to have been a 155 mm artillery round to detonate. The explosion killed the young Marine as a result of multi fragmention wounds.
Note: Killed in Action - 13 Days in Country
Our Lady of Peace Cemetery and Mausoleum
St. James Parish
Plot: Section 3, Row R, Plot 33
GPS (lat/lon): 29.9458, -90.682
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: May 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69630602
Thank you for your service to our country.|
Added: Apr. 30, 2014
Semper Fi Marine RIP you are not forgotten|
Scott E Dodson
Added: Dec. 19, 2013
KIA while serving as a Private First Class with M CO, 3RD BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF, United States Marine Corps from Marrero, Louisiana. DAVE M BARTHOLOMEW is on the Wall at Panel 33E Line 001. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.|
Billy M. Brown
Added: Mar. 17, 2012
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