Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Cates, J.)

Release No: 19-087 June 4, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Master Sgt. James G. Cates, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 31, 2019.

(Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.)

In late 1950, Cates was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 3, 1950, following combat actions against enemy forces in the vicinity of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea.

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