Dye, Karl Lee, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
3844-Field Artillery Cannoneer
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 3844, B Battery, 52nd Field Artillery Battalion
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 16, 1950
Hostile, Died while Missing
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
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
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorKorean War FallenAmerican Battle Monuments CommissionThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1950, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1995, Korean War Fallen5
  2018, American Battle Monuments Commission
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Division52nd Field Artillery Battalion
  1950-1953, 3844, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 3844, B Battery, 52nd Field Artillery Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Taejon
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In July 1950, Dye was a member of Battery B, 52nd Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against North Korean (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) forces, near Taejon, South Korea. According to a witness, he was seriously wounded by an enemy mortar shell and placed in an ambulance. The ambulance allegedly encountered an enemy roadblock. Dye was reported missing in action on July 16, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains have been identified and accounted for on December 3, 2018.

Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)
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