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Conflict: Korea

The total casualty count for North Dakota's Korean War heroes is 190.

Data retrieved from:  Find the Data | Korean War CasualtiesThe Korean War ProjectFind a Grave (photos also retrieved from this site), The 35th Infantry Regiment Association (photos also retrieved from this site), the Military Times Hall of Valor, and Military Hall of Honor.

This section is updated regularly as we discover new information and continue to add North Dakota's heroes.  Please contact us if you have information to add or update.

Silver Star
1953
Grand Forks, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 32d Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: March 23, 1953
Korean War Memorial
1953
Stark County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: March 23, 1953
Korean War Memorial
1953
Hazen, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 76th Engineer Construction Battalion
Date of Loss: March 21, 1953

The brakes on his grader failed and it crashed into a bulldozer. He was taken to the 121st Evacuation Hospital where he died.

Gerald Joseph Day
1953
New Rockford, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: Recon Co, 1 Anglico, 1st Marine Division
Date of Loss: February 28, 1953 / Age: 20
Arnold J Houdek
1953
Grafton, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Loss: February 19, 1953 / Age: 22

He was Killed in Action while on patrol in the "Little Gibraltar" area of North Korea.

Korean War Memorial
1953
Watford City, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 140th Medium Tank Battalion, 40th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: January 19, 1953 / Age: 23
Korean War Memorial
1952
Morton County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Battery B, 37th Field Artillery Battalion, 2d Infantry Division
Date of Loss: December 26, 1952
Korean War Memorial
1952
McKenzie County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 179 Inf 45 Div
Date of Loss: December 25, 1952
Korean War Memorial
1952
Page, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Date of Loss: October 27, 1952 / Age: 23
Korean War Memorial
1952
Grant County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 160 Inf 40 Div
Date of Loss: October 22, 1952

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