Atkins, Albert Edward, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Primary MOS
111.10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 11th Airborne Division
Service Years
1950 - 1951
Private First Class


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hamiton, NY
Last Address
Hamilton, NY

Casualty Date
May 23, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  2013, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team11th Airborne Division
  1950-1951, 111.10, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)/HHC
  1950-1951, 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team
  1950-1951, 11th Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Army Pfc. Albert E. Atkins, missing from the Korean War, has now been
identified. http://www.dpaa.mil/News- Stories/Recent-News-Stories/ Article/1219532/soldier
-missing-from-korean-war- identified-atkins/
 
On May 23, 1951, Atkins was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 187th
Airborne Infantry Regiment, 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, when his
unit was attacking enemy forces near Mae-Bong, South Korea. The regiment's
mission was to secure Hill 911, and as the company prepared to assault the
hill, Atkins and two other soldiers from his company were reported missing
in action. Interment services are pending. 
   
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