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

Release No: 19-134 Aug. 7, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Willie V. Galvan, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 30, 2019.

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

In late 1950, Galvan was assigned to Medical Company, 7th Infantry Division, as part of the 31st Regimental Combat Team. On Dec. 1, 159, his unit was attacked by enemy forces near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. Following the attack, he could not be accounted for by his unit.

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