Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Henderson, R.)

Release No: 20-089 July 2, 2020 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Richard L. Henderson, Jr., 18, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for June 30, 2020.

In late 1950, Henderson was a member of Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 6, 1950, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. Following the battle, his remains could not be recovered.

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Henderson’s personnel profile can be viewed at