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  Hawker Sea Fury Serial Number WE686  
RAN
805 Squadron
HMAS Sydney

Pilot  SUBLT Ronald James Coleman, RAN (MIA / KIA)
Missing  January 2, 1952

Aircraft History
Delivered to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in 1950. Served aboard HMAS Sydney during the Korean War.

Mission History
Launched from HMAS Sydney on the morning of January 2, 1952 and failed to return.

Memorials
Officially declared dead the day of the mission. SUBLT Coleman is commemorated on Panel 1 of the Wall of Remembrance at the UN Memorial Cemetery in Korea (UNMCK).

References
ADF Serials - Sea Fury WE686
UNMCK - Ronald James Coleman
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for additional information

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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