Marine Accounted for from Korean War (Fairchild, R.)

Release No: 19-201 Oct. 3, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Marine Corps Pfc. Ray P. Fairchild, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for July 29, 2019.

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

In late 1950, Fairchild was a member of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He was killed in action Nov. 27, 1950, near the town of Yudam-ni, west of the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. Following the war his remains could not be recovered.

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