|Pilot 1st Lt. Robert T. Roberts, O-018305 (MIA / KIA) TX
MIA September 23, 1943
Built by Vought. Assigned to the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Assigned to squadron VMF-213. No known nickname or nose art.
On September 23, 1943 took off from the Russell Islands on a mission over Bougainville. This aircraft failed to return.
Officially declared dead on January 10, 1946. Roberts is memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.
USN / USMC Overseas Loss List - September 1943
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February 4, 2018