Hoult, Arthur William, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Primary Unit
1950-1954, POW North Korea
Service Years
1950 - 1954
Staff Sergeant

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Home State
Nevada
Nevada
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lamoille
Last Address
Wolbong-ni, South Korea

Casualty Date
Sep 09, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8

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Korean War Fallen
  2014, Korean War Fallen


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Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)


 
 Unit Assignments
325th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy92nd Bombardment Group, Heavy Prisoner Of War (POW)
  1950-1950, 325th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1950-1950, 92nd Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1950-1954, POW North Korea
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-29 Superfortress  
  1950-1950, B-29 Superfortress
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Last Known Activity
 

 

Staff Sergeant Hoult was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 325th Bomber

Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group. On September 9, 1950, while on a bombing mission, his aircraft was

hit by anti-aircraft fire and exploded mid-air near Wolbong-ni, South Korea. Five parachutes were seen.

He was taken Prisoner of War and was presumed dead on March 31, 1954. His remains were not

recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

Staff Sergeant Hoult  was awarded the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Purple Heart with

Oak Leaf Cluster, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.

http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_15206#.U_jYqWOiVVU

 

Date: 09-SEP-1950
Time:  
Type: Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Owner/operator: USAF
Registration: 44-62084
C/n / msn:  
Fatalities: Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Phase:  
Nature: Military
Departure airport:  
Destination airport:  
Narrative:
Attached to 92nd Bmb Gp. Hit by AAA, exploded in mid-air near Wolbong-ni, 5 chutes cleared the aircraft.

Sources:
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=83837


 






 

   
Comments/Citation


Sgt Arthur William Hoult
Birth: Sep. 24, 1921, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1950, North Korea

Staff Sergeant Hoult was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group. On September 9, 1950, while on a bombing mission, his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and exploded mid-air near Wolbong-ni, North Korea. Five parachutes were seen. He was taken Prisoner of War and was presumed dead on March 31, 1954. His remains were not recovered. He was born in Pocatello, Idaho, and lived in Lamoille, Nevada, and graduated from Hawthorne High School, Los Angeles, California.

Awarded
Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Prisoner of War Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur H. Hoult (1890 - 1970)
  Edna Jane Cressy Christensen (1900 - 1988)
 
Burial:
Korean War Memorial
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Cenotaph > Nevada Panel 1
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