Hal R. Smith

Korean War
Service #AO532320
RankCaptain U.S. Air Force
Date of DeathFebruary 1 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Captain Smith 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.
Captain Smith was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress with the 372th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Wing based at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. On February 1, 1952 his aircraft collided with another B-29A five miles off Bolo Point, Okinawa. Search and rescue effort was unsuccessful.