Service Details
Name:
BIDEN
Given Name:
NORMAN
Initials:
N
Service No:
P1/29531
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Unit:
2 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1951-09-05
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Age:
28
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in North American F-51 Mustang #302. Lt N.Biden was a member of a flight detailed to attack an artillery position in the 'Punchbowl' area. His aircraft failed to pull out of it's dive during the napalm attack, and crashed into the ground and burst into flames.
Additional
Information:
Husband of Mrs. M. B. Biden, of Dunnottar. ref. 85 years of SAAF
Commemoration
Country:
South Korea
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Cemetery:
UNITED NATIONS PUSAN MEMORIAL
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Grave Reference:
Panel 13

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