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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
1952
Montpelier, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Clearing Company, 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division
Date of Loss: August 14, 1952 / Age: 21

He drowned while swimming in the Han-Tan River near Chong-Gong-ni, North Korea.

Korean War Memorial
1952
Park River, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: 1st Marine Division
Date of Loss: August 9, 1952 / Age: 23
Korean War Memorial
1952
Jamestown, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: Patrol Squadron 731, USS Onslow
Date of Loss: July 31, 1952 / Age: 25

His aircraft was on routine patrol out of Iwakuni, Japan over the Yellow Sea, when it was attacked by Chinese fighters and crashed. 

Korean War Memorial
1952
Williams County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 7 Inf 3 Div
Date of Loss: July 26, 1952
POW/MIA Logo
1952
Bowman, ND
Korea - MIA
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: Marine Attack Squadron 212, Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing
Date of Disappearance: July 23, 1952 / Age: 27

While on a combat mission, his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire, exploded and crashed. His remains were never recovered. 

Renfrew David "Renny" Bailey
1952
Harvey, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 19, 1952 / Age: 22

He was seriously wounded by the enemy at "Old Baldy", North Korea on July 19, 1952 and died of those wounds.

POW/MIA Logo
1952
Crosby, ND
Korea - MIA
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: A Btry, 54th Field Arty Grp
Date of Disappearance: July 19, 1952 / Age: 23
Korean War Memorial
1952
Hettinger County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 19, 1952 / Age: 20
George Percy Martineau
1952
Pembina, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: Company H, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Date of Loss: July 10, 1952 / Age: 26

He contracted hemorrhagic fever while on patrol from Hill 229 near the "Yoke".

Korean War Memorial
1952
Cass County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 120th Engineer Combat Battalion, 45th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: July 6, 1952 / Age: 18

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