The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Bruce M. Pass
Service Number: 47191
Date Missing: 1952-10-22
Unit: 212th Marine Attack Squadron 12th Marine Air Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Captain Pass was the pilot of an AU-1 Corsair attack fighter with the Marine Attack Squadron 212, Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing. On October 22, 1952, while on a combat mission near Paekto-dong, Korea, his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire, exploded and crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Captain Pass 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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