Robert Dunn McIlwaine
Hometown: Dinwiddie County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 12, 1944
Died In: over Saipan
Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal
Ensign McIlwaine served as a naval aviator with Fighting Squadron 51 (VF-51) aboard USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) and trained at Pensacola Naval Air Station in 1943 with Flight Class 4B.
His place took a direct hit from anti-aircraft fire over Saipan, killing him instantly.
He attended Hampden-Sydney College and the University of Virginia. His name is listed in the Courts of the Missing in Honolulu, Hawaii.