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John Bartunek

Birth
Austria
Death 28 Sep 1919 (aged 42)
Fort Monroe, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Site 2 #8081
Memorial ID 2584954 · View Source
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According to research completed by eBay seller "saw10thpainf", Bartunek enlisted as a Private on June 8, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois and was assigned to Battery M, 5th US Artillery. He was later transferred to Battery E. His battery turned into Company 52, Coast Artillery Corps and he was discharged on June 7, 1901 at Fort Columbus, NY. He then reenlisted on December 2, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois and was assigned to Company 31, Coast Artillery Corps. He served in the Philippines during this enlistment and was discharged as a Corp. on December 1, 1904 at Fort Caswell, NC. He reenlistd on December 15, 1904 in Chicago and was assigned first to Company 52 and later Company 132, Coast Artillery Corps. He was discharged on December 14, 1907 at Fort Trumbull, CONN as a Sergeant. He immediately reenlisted and served until discharged on December 14, 1910 at Fort H. G. Wright, NY as a Sergeant. He immediately reenlisted and served until discharged on December 14, 1913 at Fort H. G. Wright, NY. Bartunek enlisted again on November 8, 1916 as a Sergeant at Fort H. G. Wright, NY. He served in Company 3, Coast Artillery Corps until April 1, 1917 when he was transferred to Company 6, Coast Artillery Corps. He was later transferred to the Casual Detachment, Coast Artillery School, Fort Monroe, VA. Bartunek departed Fort Monroe on September 14, 1917. Bartunek was promoted to Electrical Sergeant on August 23, 1917. Bartunek was then assigned to a Casual Detachment, Coast Artillery Corps until October 20, 1918. Bartunek was promoted to Assistant Engineer on December 21, 1917, and to Engineer on July 16, 1918. Bartunek Sailed for France on September 25, 1918. Bartunek served in Headquarters, Heavy Artillery Training Battalion until November 4, 1918 when he was transferred to the Railway Artillery Replacement Battalion. The war ended prior to Bartunek being assigned so he was transferred to Battery C, 42nd Coast Artillery Corps Regiment on November 15, 1918. Bartunek returned to the USA in 1919 and was transferred to the Noncommissioned Staff, Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Hamilton, NY. He was then transferred to the Casual Division, Coast Artillery School at Fort Monroe, VA on August 24, 1919. Bartunek died of disease on September 28, 1919. Bartunek's wife Emma was with him.


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  • Maintained by: John S. Sims
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2584954
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bartunek (Jan 1877–28 Sep 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2584954, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by John S. Sims (contributor 47168005) .