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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.

Korean War Memorial
1950
Benson County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Loss: August 8, 1950
Korean War Memorial
1950
Stutsman County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: August 2, 1950
Korean War Memorial
1950
La Moure County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 30, 1950
POW/MIA Logo
1950
Stutsman County, ND
Korea - MIA
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team
Date of Disappearance: July 27, 1950

He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hadong, South Korea on July 27, 1950 and was presumed dead on February 24, 1954.

Korean War Memorial
1950
Cass County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Date of Loss: July 27, 1950
POW/MIA Logo
1950
Wells County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Date of Capture: July 26, 1950

He was captured during the Korean War and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

Silver Star
1950
Flasher, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
Date of Loss: July 25, 1950

Seeing an enemy machine gun nest to the rear, Private Dworshak, displaying great presence of mind, swung his automatic rifle around and, at the same time, shoved one man off the tank to keep him from getting hit by the machine gun's fire.

Korean War Memorial
1950
Grand Forks County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 20, 1950
Korean War Memorial
1950
Billings County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 19, 1950
POW/MIA Logo
1950
Williams County, ND
Korea - POW
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Capture: July 16, 1950

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea and forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March." He died while a prisoner at Manpo, North Korea on October 21, 1950. His remains were never recovered. 

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