Buckley, Dennis Daniel, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
4641-Field Wireman
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 4641, A Battery, 15th Field Artillery Battalion
Service Years
1944 - 1951


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One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
210 West Elizabeth Street, Detroit, MI

Casualty Date
Jun 30, 1951
Hostile, Died while Captured
Illness, Disease
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery - Rittman, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen4

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy2nd Infantry Division15th Field Artillery Battalion
  1944-1946, 238, US Navy
  1950-1951, 4641, 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1951, 4641, A Battery, 15th Field Artillery Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

CPL Buckley was a member of A Battery, 15th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. On February 13, 1953, he was declared missing in action after a battle with Chinese forces between Changbon-ni and Hoensong/Wonju, Republic of Korea. He died while a prisoner of war in June 1951. In 1993, the North Korean government turned over commingled remains of unaccounted for U.S. servicemen to include remains reported to have been recovered near the village of Namjong-gu and the Suan POW camp. using modern day forensic science, CPL Buckley's remains were identified on 21 March 2016 (DPAA). CPL Buckley is permanently interred at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. CPL Buckley's name is permanently inscribed at the Korean War Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, HI.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission 

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