Douglas Merson ROBERTSON


ROBERTSON, Douglas Merson

Service Numbers: A5672, O5672
Enlisted: 7 July 1949
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Beverley, Western Australia, 19 July 1930
Home Town: Beverley, Beverley, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 11 November 1951, aged 21 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: 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

7 Jul 1949: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, SN A5672
25 Jun 1950: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN O5672
11 Nov 1951: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN O5672, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF), RAAF Operations - Korea

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Douglas Merson Robertson O5672 of 77 Squadron was killed when Meteor A77-811 was shot down near Kaesong, Korea - his body was never recovered and he is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action