Baker, Donald Lewis, Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 4812, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry (African-American)
Service Years
1950 - 1951
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


One Overseas Service Bar

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
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Casualty Date
Mar 31, 1951
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Illness, Disease
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 4

 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/ Advancement Schools
24th Infantry Division24th Infantry
  1950-1951, 4812, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1951, 4812, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry (African-American)
 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/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Donald L. Baker was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 6, 1950 and died while a prisoner on March 31, 1951. His remains were not recovered at the time. Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), the remains of Sgt. Baker were accounted for on March 20, 2018. His name is permanently inscribed in the "Courts of the Missing" (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
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