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SERV_NO: 20557A
LNAME: CRONAN
FNAME: RICHARD
MNAME: EDWARD
SFX: JR
RANK_Posthumous: 1LT
LOSS_DATE: 12/12/1951
Status per Govt: KIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Four F-80Cs on close support mission to Kuhwa-ri area, dropped tanks, lost control, crashed inverted into mountain 1 mi E of Kuhwa-ri, no egress noted
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
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COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: WETHERSFIELD
STATE: CT
BIRTH_DATE: 4/13/1925
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CASE: A377
KWALD_COMMENT:  
CREW_STATUS: 1Lt Richard E. Cronan, Jr., USAF, KIA/BNR
SERVICE: USAF
DIV_or_GRP: 8 FTR BMB WNG
RGT_or_WNG: 8 FTR BMB WNG
BN_or_SQ: 35 FTR BMB SQ
CO_or_BTRY:  
VEHICLE: F-80C
VEH_ID: 49-472
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WITH: 35 FTR BMB SQ
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UTM_Coord: CT125176
KWALD: 731
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Birth_YR: 1925
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