Podorson, Harold Roosevelt, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 131X, USS Boxer (CVA-21)
Service Years
1948 - 1951
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Golden Dragon
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Los Angeles
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 18, 1951
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
The National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 Duty Stations
School Assignments - StaffAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.VF-114 Flying/Fighting AardvarksUSS Boxer (CVA-21)
  1948-1948, 139X, Naval Flight School
  1948-1949, 139X, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1949-1951, 131X, VF-114 Flying/Fighting Aardvarks
  1950-1951, 131X, USS Boxer (CVA-21)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1951-1951 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lieutenant Junior Grade Podorson was a pilot of a F4U-4 Corsair fighter of Fighter Squadron 114 (884) aboard the aircraft carrier USS BOXER (CV-21). On September 18, 1951, as he was striking a bridge at Ambyon, a few miles south of Wonsan, North Korea, his aircraft was shot down by anti-aircraft fire.

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