The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
George T. Zeiher
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: AF13153942
Date Missing: 09/02/1950
Unit: 8th Bombardment Squadron 3rd Bombardment Group
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
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Next Steps: Staff Sergeant Zeiher was the tail gunner of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 8th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Group. On September 2, 1950, while on a rail interdiction mission, the aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and exploded. His remains were buried by enemy soldiers. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Staff Sergeant Zeiher was awarded the Air Medal with 13 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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