Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Judd, V.)

Release No: 19-106 June 27, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Vernon R. Judd, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for June 24, 2019.

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

In late 1950, Judd was a member of Company D, 89th Medium Tank Battalion, 25th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 28, 1950, when he was captured by enemy forces in the vicinity of Ipsok, North Korea. According to reports, Judd died at Hofong Prisoner of War camp, also known as Pukchin-Tarigol, on Feb. 15, 1951, and his remains were unable to be recovered.

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