Kenneth Dudley SMITH

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SMITH, Kenneth Dudley

Service Number: O33843
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Thebarton, South Australia, 28 August 1927
Home Town: Mile End, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 8 July 1952, aged 24 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Pilot Officer Smith's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.
Memorials: Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Korean War Memorial (Ipswich, Qld), Lithgow War Memorial, Memorial Lane Murals (Gympie, Qld)
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Korean War Service

25 Jun 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN O33843, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
8 Jul 1952: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

Awarded the United States Air Medal