HINCKLEY, ROBERT BRUCE

RIP 11/14/2022

Name: Robert Bruce Hinckley
Rank/Branch: O3/United States Air Force, pilot
Unit: 435th TFS
Date of Birth:  15 April 1941
Home City of Record: Springfield ME
Date of Loss: 18 January 1968
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 211800 North  1061200 East
Status (in 1973): Returnee
Category:
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: F4D
Missions: 75
Other Personnel in Incident: Robert Jones, returnee

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews. 2023

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Robert Hinckley retired from the United States Air Force as a Colonel. He
and his wife Marie resided in Florida until his passing.

12/03/2022

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... the Silver Star Medal (the third highest military decoration for valor ... the Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement as a Prisoner of War; ...

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