Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Lindquist, C.)

By DPAA Public Affairs

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Army Master Sgt. Carl H. Lindquist, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for June 4, 2018.

In late November 1950, Lindquist was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. The unit, designated the 31st Regimental Combat Team (RCT), engaged with forces of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) in a battle on the east side of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. Lindquist was reported missing in action during the battle, on Nov. 29, 1950.

DPAA is grateful to the Department of Veterans Affairs for their partnership in this mission.

Interment services are pending; more details will be released 7-10 days prior to scheduled funeral services.

Lindquist’s name is recorded on the Courts of the Missing at the Punchbowl, along with the others who are missing from the Korean War. A rosette will be placed next to his name to indicate he has been accounted for.

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Lindquist’s personnel file can be viewed at https://dpaa.secure.force.com/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt000000azLqCEAU

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