Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Pearce, H.)

Release No: 19-130 July 31, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Cpl. Harold Pearce, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 29, 2019.

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

In the summer of 1950, Pearce was a military policeman assigned to 1st Platoon, 24th Military Police Company, 24th Infantry Division. He was killed in action on July 20, 1950, during his unit's withdrawal from the city of Taejon, South Korea. Due to the hasty withdrawal, his unit was not able to recover his remains.

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