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Alfred Ziegler

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

Alfred O. Ziegler
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: AF42264894
Date Missing: 09/19/1951
Unit: 343rd Bombardment Squadron 98th Bombardment Wing
Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
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Next Steps: Corporal Ziegler was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 343rd Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Wing. On September 19, 1951, while on a leaflet dropping mission, his aircraft developed engine problems and it was ditched in the Sea of Japan. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on July 29, 1952. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Corporal Ziegler 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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