Hackenberg, Walter Clair, PFC

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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, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment/F Company
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Private First Class



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Franklin
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 09, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
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

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1985, Korean War Fallen6

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment
  1951-1951, 4745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1951-1951, 4745, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment/F Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Hackenberg was a Light Weapons Infantryman with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on April 25, 1951 and died while a prisoner on September 9, 1951. His remains were not recovered. In 2017, Hackenberg’s remains were identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on 3 August 2017. His name is permanently engraved in the Korean War “Courts of the Missing” (Court 6) at the Honolulu memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
   
Comments/Citation
Walter is projected to be buried at Zion United Methodist Cemetery, Middleburg, Synder County, Pennsylvania.
   
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