Kenneth Dudley SMITH

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SMITH, Kenneth Dudley

Service Numbers: O33843, A33843
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: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Pilot Officer Smith's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action., United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cootamundra Korean War Memorial, Gympie Memorial Lane Murals, Ipswich Korean War Memorial, Korea United Nations Memorial Cemetery Wall of Remembrance, Lithgow War Memorial
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Korean War Service

25 Jun 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN O33843, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
21 Feb 1952: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN A33843
21 Feb 1952: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN O33843
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