Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Morrison, E.)

Release No: 19-088 June 4, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Pvt. Edward M. Morrison, 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 July 1950, Morrison was a member of 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. His unit was holding a defensive position north of P'yongt'aek, South Korea, when he was killed by small arms fire on July 6, 1950. Morrison was the first casualty of his company during its second engagement in the war. His remains could not be recovered following the battle.

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