Piper, Walter Frank, 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
1951-1951, 4745, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Private First Class


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia
Last Address
Philadelphia

Casualty Date
Jun 18, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
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 6

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1993, Korean War Fallen5

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
  1951-1951, 4745, 2nd Infantry Division
  1951-1951, 4745, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Piper was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was wounded and taken Prisoner of War by the enemy in South Korea on February 13, 1951 and died of those wounds while a prisoner on June 18, 1951. In 2017, his remains were identified on April 18, 2017. His name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
   
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