Press Release | Sept. 24, 2020

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Fabrize, D.)

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Donald A. Fabrize, 17, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 21, 2020.

In July 1950, Fabrize was a member of Company B, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was reported killed in action on July 16 during battle defending, then withdrawing from, positions along the Kum River in South Korea. His remains could not be immediately located or recovered. The Army deemed Fabrize non-recoverable on Jan. 16, 1956.

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Fabrize’s personnel profile can be viewed at