Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Maxwell, B.)

Release No: 19-139 Aug. 9, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Billy J. Maxwell, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Aug. 7, 2019.

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

In late 1950, Maxwell was a member of Heavy Mortar Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 30,1950, when his unit engaged against enemy forces near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. His remains could not be recovered following the battle.

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