Whalen, Delbert James, Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 1745, 7th Infantry Division
Service Years
1950 - 1954

Sergeant


One Service Stripe


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Darlington
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 08, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen1

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry 7th Infantry Division
  1952-1953, 1745, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry
  1952-1953, 1745, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)/Battle of Pork Chop Hill
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Whalen was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while on patrol during the fighting on "Pork Chop Hill", North Korea on July 8, 1953. He was presumed dead on July 9, 1954. His remains were not recovered.
   
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