The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Ralph F. Yarosh
Service Number: AO-2029341
Date Missing: 04/27/1951
Unit: 731st Bombardment Squadron 3rd Bombardment Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Captain Yarosh was the co-pilot of a B-26C Invader bomber with the 731th Bomber Squadron, attached to the 3rd Bomber Group based at Kunsan Air Force Base (K-8), Korea. On April 27, 1951, while on a night intruder mission contact with the aircraft was lost as it approached the target. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on January 31, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** For his leadership and valor, Captain Yarosh was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross was awarded the Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, 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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