Blue, Willie Earl, 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
1950-1954, 4745, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1950 - 1954

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Orleans
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Aug 31, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 4

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Belgian Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen5

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1954, 4745, 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1954, 4745, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/ First Battle of Naktong Bulge
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Private First Class Blue was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action on August 31, 1950 while fighting the enemy in Korea and was presumed dead on March 3, 1954. Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), the remains of Pfc. Willie E. Blue were accounted for on 2 October 2017. His name is permanently inscribed in the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA

   
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