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Records of Military Personnel
Who Died as a Result of Hostilities
During the Korean War
For Cass County, Indiana

Transcribed by: Lynn Tooley


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Records of Military Personnel Who Died as a Result of Hostilities During the Korean War, documenting the period January 1, 1950 - February 7, 1957.

This series contains selected descriptive data about U.S. military personnel who died by hostile means (i.e. battle deaths) as a result of combat duty in the Korean War. The data were usually extracted from Department of Defense Form 1300 (Report of Casualty) as well as from each of the four military services of the Department of Defense. The variables available from each casualty record include: Military Service Branch, Country of Casualty (always Korea), Casualty Group, File Reference Number, Name of Casualty, Processing Date, Service Number, Military Grade or Rank, Pay Grade, Date of Casualty, Service Component, Home of Record, Birth Date, Cause of Casualty, Aircraft Involvement(air/non-air casualty), Race, Sex, and Citizenship. The majority of the records have no meaningful data in the "cause of casualty" or "air/non- air casualty" variable. The series lists as the home of record the county for those casualties in the Army and lists as the home of record the city, town, or municipality and county for those casualties in the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.


Military Service
Branch
Name of CasualtyService
Number
Date Died
or
Declared Dead
Home of Record
City/Town
CountyStateBirth Date
Year
Race
U S ARMY BABER JAMES M 55329218 7/8/1953 - CASS Indiana 28 Caucasian
U S ARMY BARKER DONALD L 35971592 11/26/1950 - CASS Indiana 27 Caucasian
U S ARMY BOLEN ROBERT A 15275652 3/25/1951 - CASS Indiana 30 Caucasian
U S ARMY DEWITT STANLEY L 16312243 12/6/1950 - CASS Indiana 32 Caucasian
U S ARMY ELLIS RICHARD D 15252599 11/30/1950 - CASS Indiana 29 Caucasian
U S ARMY GINN ALVER H 15230630 8/9/1950 - CASS Indiana 28 Caucasian
U S ARMY MARLER WALTER L 16397671 7/19/1953 - CASS Indiana 31 Caucasian
U S ARMY PATTERSON RICHARD 55232464 9/27/1952 - CASS Indiana 27 Caucasian
U S ARMY ULERICK ONIS L 35968263 5/23/1951 - CASS Indiana 25 Caucasian
U S ARMY WIDENER WILLIAM J 35159806 11/30/1950 - CASS Indiana 23 Caucasian
U S MARINE CORPS PRICE JOHN WAYNE 1161887 6/14/1952 LOGANSPORT CASS Indiana 30 Unknown or Not Reported
U S NAVY TURNER ROBERT WILLIAM 2914368 7/9/1951 LOGANSPORT CASS Indiana 15 Caucasian