Service Details
Name:
BLACK
Given Name:
ROBERT GILMOUR
Initials:
R G
Service No:
102508
Rank:
Air Sergeant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
21 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1941-11-20
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Age:
31
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 4 crew, shot down by Bf109, crashed 4 miles South of El Adem. Possibly shot down by Hans-Arnold "Fiffi" Stahlschmidt, who was credited with 59 victories, in Martin Maryland Mk I/II #1620.
Additional
Information:
Son of Dr. Robert Gilmour Black and Maria Black; husband of Dorothy May Black, of Kenilworth, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Egypt
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Cemetery:
ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Column 246.

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