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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
Hebron, ND
Korea - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 2, 1952

Non-hostile death.

Korean War Memorial
1952
Fargo, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Air Force
Date of Loss: July 2, 1952

Non-hostile Air Crash.

POW/MIA Logo
1952
Dunn County, ND
Korea - MIA
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 179 Infantry, 45 Division
Date of Disappearance: June 28, 1952
Ignatius R Spotted Bear
1952
McLean County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team
Date of Loss: June 22, 1952 / Age: 23

He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at the "Punch Bowl" near Hean Myon, North Korea on June 22, 1952 by enemy artillery fire. 

Edmund John Bergum
1952
Grand Forks County, ND
Korea - MIA
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Medical Company, 160th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division
Date of Disappearance: June 14, 1952 / Age: 19

He was listed as Missing in Action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on June 14, 1952 and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.

Korean War Memorial
1952
Merricourt, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 13th Engineer Combat Battalion, 7th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: June 12, 1952 / Age: 19

He was riding in a truck when it struck a land mine. He was taken to the 8063rd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH), where he died.

Korean War Memorial
1952
Morton County, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 223 Inf 40 Div
Date of Loss: May 15, 1952
Korean War Memorial
1952
Mandan, ND
Korea - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 12, 1952

Non-hostile death.

Korean War Memorial
1952
Carrington, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: April 30, 1952 / Age: 20
Korean War Memorial
1952
Grand Forks, ND
Korea - Fallen
Branch of Service: Air Force
Date of Loss: April 29, 1952 / Age: 25

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