Butz, William Ross, 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
1950-1953, 4745, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment/K Company
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Montana
Montana
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Glendive
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 12, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Memorial Gardens - Vancouver, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen4

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
  1950-1953, 4745, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4745, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment/K Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Butz was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 12, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. PFC Butz's remains have been recovered and accounted for on 8 June 2016. PFC Butz's name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
   
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