Richard George ROBINSON

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ROBINSON, Richard George

Service Number: O22422
Enlisted: 7 July 1949
Last Rank: Pilot Officer
Last Unit: No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 5 May 1926
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Korea, 16 February 1952, aged 25 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Pilot Officer Robinson's body was never recovered and is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action.
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
25 Jun 1950: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN O22422, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF)
16 Feb 1952: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Pilot Officer, SN O22422, No. 77 Squadron (RAAF), RAAF Operations - Korea

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Pilot Officer Richard George Robinson O22422 of 77 Squadron was killed when Meteor A77-464 was lost near Sariwon, Korea - his body was never recovered and he is therefore regarded as missing, presumed killed in action