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Walter Lindberg

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

Walter E. Lindberg
Rank: Captain
Service Number: 34815
Date Missing: 1953-07-09
Unit: 332nd Marine Attack Squadron 12th Marine Air Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:

Recoverability Status:
Next Steps: Captain Lindberg was the pilot of a F4U-4 Corsair fighter with the Marine Fighter Squadron 332, Marine Air Group 12 aboard the aircraft carrier USS BAIROKO (CVE-115). On July 9, 1953, while strafing enemy troops in a village northwest of Changyon, North Korea, his aircraft was hit by small arms fire and crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Captain Lindberg was awarded 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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