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  F4U-1A Corsair Bureau Number 17920  
USMC
VMF-213

Pilot  1st Lt. Robert T. Roberts, O-018305 (MIA / KIA) TX
MIA  September 23, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Vought. Assigned to the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Assigned to squadron VMF-213. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On September 23, 1943 took off from the Russell Islands on a mission over Bougainville. This aircraft failed to return.

Memorials
Officially declared dead on January 10, 1946. Roberts is memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.

References
USN / USMC Overseas Loss List - September 1943

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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