Bart, Davey Harvey, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 4745, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division /HHC
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Corporal



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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Houston
Last Address
Pyoktong POW Camp, North Korea

Casualty Date
Mar 24, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Rosewood Funeral Home and Cemetery - Humble, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1951, Korean War Fallen9

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)POW/MIA3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
  1950-1951, 4745, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1950-1951, 4745, POW/MIA
  1950-1951, 4745, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Battle of Unsan
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

". . . In early November 1950, Bart was assigned to Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, near Unsan, North Korea, when Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces attacked the regiment, forcing the unit to withdraw. Many soldiers attempted to escape and evade the enemy but were captured and marched to prisoner of war camps. Bart was declared missing in action as a result of the battle that occurred between Nov. 1 and 2, 1950.

In 1953, during prisoner of war exchanges known as “Operation Big Switch,” a repatriated American soldier reported that Bart was held as a prisoner of war at the Pyoktong prisoner of war camp and died in February 1951. Additionally, Bart’s name appeared on a POW list compiled by the Chinese, dated Aug. 8, 1953, which stated Bart died while in captivity in March, 1951. Based on this information, a military review board amended Bart’s status to deceased in 1953."


Davey's remains were identified and accounted for on 24 March 2016. CPL Bart's name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

   
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