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Joseph Dalmon

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

Joseph L. Dalmon
Rank: First Lieutenant
Service Number: AO-1909570
Date Missing: 01/21/1951
Unit: 8th Fighter Bombardment Squadron 49th Fighter Bombardment Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place: No

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Recoverability Status: Remains Recovered
Next Steps: First Lieutenant Dalmon was the pilot of an F-80C Lockeed Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 8th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 49th Fighter Bomber Group. On January 21, 1951, while on a combat mission 20 miles southeast of Sinuiju, North Korea, he encountered 12 MiGs and was shot down. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** First Lieutenant Dalmon was awarded the Air Medal with 4 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: 12/14/1993
Date Identified: 12/2/2014

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