Hatfield, Robert Verne, Capt

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Last Primary MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Primary Unit
1943-Present, 7598, MIA - WWII
Service Years
1942 - 1943
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate
Shellback Certificate
Officer_ Collar Insignia



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State of Birth
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
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Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback

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World War II Fallen
  1943, World War II Fallen

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Last Known Activity
As the Pacific Campaign continued the squadron transitioned to the F4U Corsair for the remainder of the war. VMF-211 participated in the Treasury-Bougainville Campaign.

HATFIELD, Robert V, Captain, O-011947, USMC, from District of Columbia, Manila American Cemetery + HATFIELD, Robert Verne, 11947, VMF-211, MAG-11, 1st MAW, FMF, Solomon Is, November 4, 1944, killed in action + HATFIELD, Robert V., 1st Lt., USMCR. Wife, Mrs. Robert V. Hatfield, 813 Farragut St., N. W, DC + HATFIELD, Robert V, CAPT, O-011947, USMC, from District Of Columbia, location Solomon Islands, date of loss November 3, 1943

Capt Robert Verne Hatfield, pilot, was declared Missing in Action on 3 Nov 1943.

Body Not Recovered
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 Ribbon Bar
Pilot Wings
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
VMF-213VMF-211Missing In Action
  1942-1942, 7598, VMF-213
  1943-1943, 7598, VMF-211
  1943-Present, 7598, MIA - WWII
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville
 Colleges Attended
University of Maryland at College Park
  1937-1941, University of Maryland at College Park
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