MIA Update- September 6, 2019

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MIA Update- September 6, 2019

#1 Postby boardman » Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:54 am

MIA Update: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has announced the identifications of four American servicemen who had been missing and unaccounted for from the Korean War. Returning home for burial with full military honors are:

-- Army Cpl. Gerald N. Wilson Company F, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was last seen July 25, 1950, while participating in the defense of Yongdong, South Korea. His remains could not be recovered. Interment services are pending. Read about Wilson https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1949987/soldier-accounted-for-from-korean-war-wilson-g/.
-- Army 1st Lt. Robert C. Styslinger Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported to have been killed in action Nov. 29, 1950, while fighting enemy forces near Hagaru-ri, Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. His remains could not be recovered. Interment services are pending. Read about Styslinger https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1951087/soldier-accounted-for-from-korean-war-styslinger-r/.
-- Army Pfc. Harold K. Knight was a member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team. His unit was engaged in intense fighting with the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces, near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea, from Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 1950. Witness accounts noted that Knight was killed in action Nov. 25, 1950. His remains could not be recovered. Interment services are pending. Read about Knight https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1952841/soldier-accounted-for-from-korean-war-knight-h/.
-- Army Sgt. Donald L. Murphy was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. The 31st RCT was east of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, enduring repeated attacks from the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces, before withdrawing from their positions on Dec. 1, 1950. Murphy could not be accounted for by his unit, and he was subsequently declared missing in action as of Dec. 2, 1950. Interment services are pending. Read about Murphy https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1952588/soldier-accounted-for-from-korean-war-murphy-d/.
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