Robert Ronald MUNRO

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MUNRO, Robert Ronald

Service Number: 416360
Enlisted: 24 May 1941, Adelaide
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Aircraft / Repair Depots
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 10 January 1918
Home Town: Barmera, Berri and Barmera, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Aircraft accident, Laverton, Victoria, Australia, 27 April 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Barmera Memorial Gates
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World War 2 Service

24 May 1941: Involvement Sergeant, SN 416360, Aircraft / Repair Depots
24 May 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Robert James Alexander and Olive Hilda Munro of Barmera, South Australia

 

Sergeant Munro 416360 was killed when RAAF Vultee Vengeance aircraft A27-214 of Number 1 Aircraft Depot crashed at Laverton, Victoria

 

Flying Officer Malcolm Wilbur Baker AFC 406127 was slightly injured in the accident, discharged in April 1947