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Lieut Robert K. Richardson
Birth: 1923
Death: Jun. 16, 1943

California
2ND LT AIR CORPS
World War II

LOCAL FLIER MEETS DEATH IN KANSAS

"Lt. Robert K. Richardson, 20, was killed in a plane crash near Garden City, Kansas; also killed was Aviation Cadet Charles Stimson of Brooklyn, New York. Their plane plummetted to the earth and burned. Lt. Richardson was born in Oxnard, attended Wilson Elementary school, and graduated from Oxnard High School where he was a catcher for the Yellowjacket baseball team and an outstanding tackle on the football team. He enlisted December 14, 1941, a week after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was an instructor at the time of his death. His parents have resided in Oxnard for over 30 years."

Article from Oxnard Press Courier dated June 17, 1943 
 
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 Parents:
  Clayron Richardson (1892 - 1989)
  Charlotte F. Richardson (1892 - 1945)
 
Burial:
Ivy Lawn Memorial Park
Ventura
Ventura County
California, USA
 
Created by: Valarie Vine
Record added: Aug 15, 2010
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Lieut Robert K. Richardson
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Lieut Robert K. Richardson
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