John Eugene Bartocci, Missing in Action, Vietnam, August 31, 1968

John Eugene Bartocci

Lieutenant Commander

Fighter Squadron 24

Date of Birth: 19-Feb-34
Date of Death: 31-Aug-68
City: New York
State: NY

Lieutenant Commander Bartocci was a member of Fighter Squadron 24, Carrier Air Wing 21, U.S. Navy aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS HANCOCK (CVA-19). On August 31, 1968, he was the pilot of a Vought Crusader Fighter (F-8H) attempting a carrier night landing, when his aircraft crashed into the sea. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see: 

Did you know John Eugene Bartocci? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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