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

Release No: 19-236 Nov. 27, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Master Sgt. Harold F. Drews, 21, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Nov. 5, 2019.

(This official release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.)

In December 1950, Drews was assigned to King Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. For several days, his unit was engaged in intense fighting with the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. Drews went missing in action on Dec. 12, 1950. His remains could not be recovered.

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Drews’s personnel profile can be viewed at