Soldier Missing From the Korean War Accounted For (Newman, L.)
Jan. 23, 2018 —
Army Pfc. Lamar E. Newman, missing from the Korean War, has now been accounted for.
In November 1950, Newman was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, taking part in a defensive
operation in the vicinity of the village of Kujang, North Korea. The
Division suffered heavy losses, with many Soldiers going missing or being
killed or captured. Newman went missing near the village of Kujang as a
result of heavy fighting on Nov. 27, 1950.
Interment services are pending; more details will be released 7-10 days
prior to scheduled funeral services.
Newman's name is recorded on the Courts of the Missing at the National
Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, along with the others
unaccounted-for from the Vietnam War. A rosette will be placed next to his
name to indicate he has been accounted for.
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