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William Goodall

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

William R. Goodall III
Rank: Master Sergeant
Service Number: 314210
Date Missing: 1952-06-12
Unit: 513th Marine Night Fighter Squadron 12th Marine Air Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
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Next Steps: Master Sergeant Goodall was the radar observer of a F7F-3N Tigercat night fighter with the Marine Night Fighter Squadron 513, Marine Air Group 33, 1st Marine Air Wing. On June 12, 1952, while on a combat mission of dropping napalm near Sinmak, Korea, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and exploded. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on January 5, 1954. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Master Sergeant Goodall was awarded the Air Medal with 2 Gold Stars, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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.

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