Walczak, Casimir Felix, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1954, 4745, 1st Battalion (Rifle) 5th Cavalry Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1950 - 1954

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Harvey
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Aug 17, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
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 FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen5
  2005, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1950-1954, 4745, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1950-1954, 4745, 1st Battalion (Rifle) 5th Cavalry Regiment/B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Taegu
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Walczak was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 17, 1950. He was identified as a POW in a North Korean radio broadcast. He was presumed dead on January 7, 1954. PFC Walczak's name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. His remains have been recovered and identified (September 23, 2011).

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
   
Comments/Citation
Casimir is buried on Family Home, Priest Lake, Nordman, Idaho.

Source: Korean War Project Remembrance
   
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