Iyotte, Philip James, Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 4745, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry
Service Years
1950 - 1951


Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Mission, SD

Casualty Date
Sep 10, 1951
Hostile, Died while Captured
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Saint Ignatius Cemetery - White River, South Dakota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1985, Korean War Fallen4

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Division2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry
  1950-1951, 4745, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1951, 4745, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sergeant Iyotte was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 2, 1950 and returned to duty on September 21, 1950. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 9, 1951 and died while a prisoner on September 10, 1951. At the time, his remains were not immediately recovered. Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Sgt. Iyotte were accounted for on August 8, 2017. His name remains permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 6) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA

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