Bilyeu, Michael Guy, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 4745, POW/MIA
Service Years
1949 - 1950

Private First Class


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Home State
Oregon
Oregon
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lincoln City/Toledo
Last Address
Toledo, Oregon

Casualty Date
Oct 31, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Remains Non-Recoverable

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Korean War Fallen
  1950, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 21st Infantry RegimentPOW/MIA
  1950-1950, 4745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment
  1950-1950, 4745, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Osan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Bilyeu was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division.   He had been on occupation duty in Japan prior to shipping to Korea when the war began.

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea on 11 July 1950 (part of Task Force Smith).  He was forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March".  

He died while a prisoner at Manpo-Jin, North Korea on 31 October 1950.   His remains were not recovered.
   
Comments/Citation
Notes/Links:

http://www.koreanwar.org/html/korean_war_project_remembrance.html
http://www.patriotfiles.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30175 (details of imprisonment, etc.) http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/vets/tigerdeathmarch.html
http://www.korean-war.com/Archives/2001/11/msg00189.html

 
   
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