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SERV_NO: O-116741
LNAME: HOPPING
FNAME: ROBERT
MNAME: CUSHMAN
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: LCDR
LOSS_DATE: 11/21/1952
Status per Govt: MIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Hit by AAA, crashed 5 mi W of Yangdok, Side Nr 106A
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: YONKERS
STATE: NY
BIRTH_DATE: 1/7/1919
NICKNAME:  
RACE:  
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CASE:  
KWALD_COMMENT: XO of VF-721
CREW_STATUS: LCdr Robert C. Hopping, USN, MIA/BNR, XO of VF-721
SERVICE: USN
DIV_or_GRP: USS Kearsarge
RGT_or_WNG: VF-721
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VEHICLE: F9F-2
VEH_ID: 125145
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LIST_71:  
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WITH: VF-721
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UTM_Coord: BU925447
KWALD: 2023
GRAVE:  
Birth_YR: 1919
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