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
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
This research material on Missing In Action soldiers has been generated and compiled by the MIA Recovery Network and published in partnership with the Army Air Corps Library and Museum. This material is available so that independent historians and researchers can use this information in their studies. If you can contribute more material to this file, please CONTACT US.
We are looking for ....Photos, Morning Reports, After Action Reports and other documents. We are interested in information specific to this unit: 8th Fighter Bombardment Squadron 49th Fighter Bombardment Group in the search for Joseph Dalmon.
You can support MIA Recovery efforts and the publishing of continued research via a DONATION. Thank You.
Do you have items such as papers, photos, uniforms, gear and other artifacts? Read more about Supporting the AALCM.
We need help with transcribing data. Personnel and group records to digital. Want to help? Contact Us
If you have any data on servicemen and units and would be like to add it to our digital library; please Contact Us