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Richard Mullett

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

Richard E. Mullett
Rank: Technical Sergeant
Service Number: 550847
Date Missing: 1952-06-15
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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Recoverability Status:
Next Steps: Technical Sergeant Mullett was the radar observer of a F7F-3N Tigercat fighter with the Marine Night Fighter Squadron 513, Marine Air Group 33, 1st Marine Air Wing. On June 15, 1952, while on a combat mission in the vicinity of Haeju, North Korea, his aircraft's engine failed and he bailed out. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 17, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Technical Sergeant Mullett was awarded the Air Medal, 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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