Kovalcheck, Delbert Dean, Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 3729, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment/HHC
Service Years
1946 - 1950


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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
East Millsboro
Last Address
Chosin Reservoir, North Korea

Casualty Date
Dec 12, 1950
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 60, Site 10605

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 Unit Assignments
31st Regimental Combat Team - Task Force Faith3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
  1950-1950, 3729, 31st Regimental Combat Team - Task Force Faith
  1950-1950, 3729, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Delbert D. Kovalcheck served with Hq. Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division.  His unit landed at Inchon prior to the landing leading to the Chosin.

He was killed during the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, eastern shore, and part of Task Force MacLean/Faith.  He went missing on 12 December 1950.

He held an MOS 3729, Combat Construction Specialist.

His remains werre identified on 31 October 2013.  He was interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.
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