Cowan, William Wayne, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 4812, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment/M Company
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Private First Class


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
White House
Last Address
White House

Casualty Date
Jun 17, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Fredonia Cemetery - Fredonia, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1995, Korean War Fallen5

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
  1951-1951, 4812, 2nd Infantry Division
  1951-1951, 4812, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment/M Company
 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 Cowan was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 12, 1951 and died while a prisoner on June 17, 1951. His remains have been recovered and identified on 23 September 2016. PFC Cowan's name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
   
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