Durakovich, Joseph, M/Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 1745, 2nd Battalion (Rifle) 5th Cavalry Regiment/G Company
Service Years
1943 - 1953

Master Sergeant


Three Service Stripes



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Gary
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 28, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 60 Site 11542

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1985, Korean War Fallen8

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 
 Unit Assignments
5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1950-1953, 1745, 2nd Battalion (Rifle) 5th Cavalry Regiment/G Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Master Sergeant Durakovich who served in the Army during WWII, was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were later recovered and identified on 11 November 2016. His name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial.


Source: American Battle Monuments Commission, Korean War Rememberance Project, & DPAA

   
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