The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Halbert C. Unruh
Service Number: AO-2081644
Date Missing: 04/05/1951
Unit: 8th Bombardment Squadron 3rd Bombardment Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place: No
Recoverability Status: Remains Recovered
Next Steps: Captain Unruh was the pilot of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 8th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Group. On April 5, 1951, while on a night intruder mission, contact was lost with his aircraft in the Kunu-ri, Sinanju and Pyongyang area. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. It was his 51st mission. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Captain Unruh was awarded the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Date Recovered: 11/30/1993
Date Identified: 9/12/2016
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