Conner, Robert Walter, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 6132nd Tactical Air Control Group
Service Years
1944 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Wilmington, NC
Last Address
Itazuke AB, Japan

Casualty Date
Jul 28, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Wilmington National Cemetery - Wilmington, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 1, Site 2469

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen


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Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
49th Fighter-Bomber GroupUS Air Force
  1950-1950, HQ Squadron, 49th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1950-1950, 6132nd Tactical Air Control Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
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Last Known Activity
 

Captain Conner was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the Headquarters Squadron

49th Fighter Bomber Group, attached to the 6132nd Tactical Air Control Group. On July 28, 1950, he was

Killed in Action from multiple gun shot wounds near Chinju, South Korea. ** Captain Conner was awarded

the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service

Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_6393#.U3kWJCgbFVU

 

   
Comments/Citation

 
Birth:  Jul. 11, 1924
Washington (Franklin County)
Franklin County
Iowa, USA
Death:  Jul. 28, 1950, South Korea

Capt Robert Walter Conner. Korean War Casualty, Born in Iowa, Later he became a native of Wilmington, NC.

CAPT ROBERT WALTER CONNER, 49th Fighter Bomber Group, TACTICAL CONTROL, 49th Fighter Bomber Group, Air Force, Hostile, Died (KIA), Date Of Loss: July 28, 1950, CAPT, Service Number: 17083A, WILMINGTON, NC, Born: July 11, 1924, Captain Conner was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the Headquarters Squadron 49th Fighter Bomber Group, attached to the 6132nd Tactical Air Control Group. On July 28, 1950, he was Killed in Action from multiple gun shot wounds near Chinju, South Korea.


 
 
Burial:
Wilmington National Cemetery
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 2469

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17330078

 
   
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