The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Wilbur T. Tackett
Rank: Private First Class
Service Number: 15295463
Date Missing: 1950-12-06
Unit: 57th Field Artillery Battalion 7th Infantry Division
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Private First Class Tackett was a member of Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hagaru, North Korea on December 6, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Private First Class Tackett was awarded 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.
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