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WOFF Robert Quine 405878

Squadron/s152 SQN RAF
Rank On Discharge/Death Warrant Officer (WOFF)
Mustering / SpecialisationPilot
Date of Birth06 Oct 1922
Date of Death12 Jul 1943
Contributing Author/sVince Conant, 2016
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Robert was born on the 6th of October 1922 to Arthur and Loiusa Quine of Norman Park (Brisbane). Robert is remembered on Panel 11, Column 2, of the Malta Memorial.

Service Number: 405878
Rank: Warrant Officer
Unit: No. 152 Squadron (RAF)
Service: Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict / Operation: Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict eligibility date: Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of death: 12 July 1943
Place of death: Sicily, Italy
Cause of death: Flying Battle
Cemetery or memorial details: Malta Memorial, Malta
Source: AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force

Sergeant (Sgt) R. Quine of Brisbane, Qld (at the cockpit) and Sgt R. O. Patterson of Melbourne, Vic, who are pilots in 152 Spitfire Squadron; before setting out on a sweep.

Malta. C. 1943-07. Australian Spitfire pilots, who have just returned from a sweep, relating their experiences to a public relations officer, while the official photographer of the RAAF takes their photograph for the newspapers at home. Left to right: 34119 Sergeant (Sgt) L. LeGuay of Sydney, NSW, official photographer; 405878 Sgt R. Quine of Brisbane, Qld; 409218 Sgt R. O. Patterson of Melbourne, Vic; 283165 Flying Officer W. K. Robertson of Adelaide, SA, public relations officer.

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