The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Wallace N. Wood
Service Number: 37267
Date Missing: 1952-01-07
Unit: 323rd 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 Wood was a veteran of World War II. In Korea he was the pilot of a F4U-4B Corsair fighter with the Marine Fighter Squadron 323, Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing. On January 7, 1952, while on a combat mission near Sibyon-ni, South Korea, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, went into a tight spin and crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Captain Wood was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Good Conduct Metal, 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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