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Sgt Robert Wilmer Irwin

Sgt Robert Wilmer Irwin

Birth
USA
Death 14 Nov 1952 (aged 22)
South Korea
Burial Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 45833212 · View Source
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Sergeant Irwin was from Wilmington, Delaware.

He was a member of Headquarters and Service Company, 151st Engineer Combat Battalion.

On November 14, 1952, was a passenger aboard a C-119C, "Flying Boxcar" from the 63rd Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group enroute from Ashiya Air Base, Japan to Seoul, Korea when it crashed into Hill 683 near Cho-ok and about 15 miles east of Airfield K-19, killing all 44 servicemen on board.


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45833212
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert Wilmer Irwin (10 Oct 1930–14 Nov 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45833212, citing Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery, Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .