Roraus, Talvin Judine, Capt

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, Missing In Action (MIA)
Service Years
1940 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Sioux Falls, SD
Last Address
Kimpo AB, South Korea

Casualty Date
Oct 31, 1950
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korean War
Location of Interment
Black Hills National Cemetery - Sturgis, South Dakota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section D Site 9

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen

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Aviator (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)Air Force Bases/ Installations309th Fighter Squadron  - Wild Ducks31st Fighter Group
POW Germany25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron51st Fighter-Interceptor Group51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing
US Air Force
  1940-1940, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1943-1943, Air Force Bases/ Installations
  1944-1944, 309th Fighter Squadron - Wild Ducks
  1944-1944, 31st Fighter Group
  1945-1945, POW Germany
  1947-1947, Air Force Bases/ Installations
  1950-1950, 25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1950-1950, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group
  1950-1950, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing
  1950-1950, 25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
  1950-1950, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group
  1950-1950, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing
  1950-1950, Missing In Action (MIA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War2
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  F-80/P-80 Shooting Star  
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
  1947-1947, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1950-1950, F-80/P-80 Shooting Star
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Roraus was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 25th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 51st Fighter-Interceptor Group. On October 22, 1950, while on a combat mission of strafing troop concentrations, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire north of Pyongyang, North Korea, crashed and burst into flames. Captain Roraus was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.  Source: WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings, Korean War Veterans Honor Roll,

Captain Roraus' remains were recovered in or about 1955 via "Operation Glory." His remains were interred on August 15, 1955 at Black Hills National Cemetery, Section D Site 9. Source: U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006,
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