Van Dine, Donald Francis, M/Sgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1814-Infantry Operations Chief
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1948-1950, 1814, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry/HHC
Service Years
1946 - 1950

Master Sergeant

One Service Stripe

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 31, 1950
Hostile, Died while Captured
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2G, Site 5467

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen7
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment24th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 34th Infantry
  1946-1948, 745, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
  1948-1950, 1814, 24th Infantry Division
  1948-1950, 1814, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Taejon
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant First Class Vandine was a member of the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Taejon, South Korea on July 20, 1950 and died while a prisoner on October 31, 1950.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
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