Wright, Martin Joseph, AO1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Ordnanceman
Primary Unit
1952-1953, USS Boxer (CVA-21)
Service Years
1942 - 1953
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Johnstown, PA
Last Address
308 Conway Ct
Johnstown, PA

Casualty Date
Jul 05, 1953
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

Aviation Ordnanceman First Class Wright was a crewman on an AD-4N Skyraider night dive bomber with Detachment H, Composite Squadron 35 aboard the USS BOXER (CV-21). On July 5, 1953, the pilot was forced to ditch the aircraft because of power failure during take off. His remains were not recovered.


Service number: 2507291

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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 Ribbon Bar
Air Crew Wings

 Duty Stations
VC-35 Night HecklersUSS Boxer (CVA-21)
  1950-1953, AO-0000, VC-35 Night Hecklers
  1952-1953, USS Boxer (CVA-21)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 15, 1950, WWII Veterans Compensation Application1
  Jul 05, 1953, Korean War Casualties
  Jan 26, 2009, DNA Sought
  Sep 24, 2017, WWII - USS Indianapolis
  Sep 24, 2017, General Photos
  Sep 24, 2017, War and service memorials
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  2018, Korean War Fallen
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