KIA INCIDENT: 19501203 VMO-6 Korea

Brothers (& Sisters) Killed in Action in USMC Helicopters or while assigned to USMC Helicopter or Tiltrotor Squadrons

19501203 VMO-6 Korea

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Incident Date 19501203 VMO-6 HO3S-1 - BuNo 123131 - - Killed by small arms fire during Medevac

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Longstaff, Robert A. 1stLT Pilot VMO-6 1stMarDiv(reinf)/10thArmyCorps 1950-12-03

ROBERT ALAN LONGSTAFF :
6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW :
MARINES :
HOSTILE, DIED (KIA) :
DATE OF LOSS DECEMBER 3, 1950 :
1LT - O2 :
035023 :
MOS ----- :
JERSEY CITY, NJ :
PLACE OF LOSS NEAR SHINHUNG-NI :
BORN AUGUST 24, 1923 :

CAUCASIAN :
KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO 17769 :
DATE OF FINAL STATUS: (DECEMBER 3, 1950)

"History of Marine Observation Squadron Six"

"On 3 December [1950] First Lieutenant Robert A. Longstaff was shot down and killed by enemy small arms fire while he was attempting to evacuate a seriously wounded Marine near Shinhung-ni. A patrol sent out from the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines recovered his body."

Submitted by: History and Museums Division, USMC, Historian, USMC Combat Helicopter Association, 20060109

Korean War Project

ROBERT ALAN LONGSTAFF

6 VMO SQDN 1 MAW

Marines

Hostile, Died (KIA)

Date Of Loss: December 3, 1950

1LT - O2

Service Number: 035023 MOS: -----

Home of Record: JERSEY CITY, NJ

Place of Loss: Unknown Location

Born: August 24, 1923
Year of Birth: 1923

Caucasian

Korean War Project Key No: 17769

Date Of Final Status: (December 3, 1950)

Submitted by: N/A, 20060109

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