Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Smith, W.)

Release No: 19-092 June 6, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Cpl. William S. Smith, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for June 4, 2019.

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

On. Sept. 1, 1950, Smith was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, when he was reported missing in action after an enemy assault on his unit's position along the Naktong River, near Yongasn, South Korea.

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