The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Joseph R. Wallman
Service Number: AF14288263
Date Missing: 10/15/1951
Unit: 21st Troop Carrier Squadron 374th Troop Carrier Wing
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Corporal Wallman was a crew member of a C-47A Skytrain transport with the 21st Troop Carrier Squadron, "Kyushu Gypsies", 374th Troop Carrier Wing. On October 15, 1951, the aircraft was enroute from Kimpo Air Base, Korea to Brady Air Base, Japan when it crashed. He was listed as Missing in Action while participating in aerial support over Korea on. He was presumed dead on October 5, 1951. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Corporal Wallman 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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