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

Release No: 19-145 Aug. 13, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Pfc. Wilbur T. Tackett, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019.

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

In late 1950, Tackett was a member of Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 6, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. His remains could not be recovered following the attack.

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