Donald Neil ROBERTSON

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ROBERTSON, Donald Neil

Service Number: O32536
Enlisted: 23 February 1948
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 June 1929
Home Town: Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria
Schooling: University High School, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Industrial Radiographer
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 15 May 1952, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Pilot Officer Robertson's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action., United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: 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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Non Warlike Service

23 Feb 1948: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force

Korean War Service

25 Jun 1950: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN O32536, No. 177 Squadron (RAF)
6 Apr 1952: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN O32536
15 May 1952: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF), RAAF Operations - Korea

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Donald Neil Robertson O32536 of 77 Squadron was killed when Meteor A77-373 was shot down over Korea