Mares, Charlie John, 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, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry/C Company
Service Years
1945 - 1953

Master Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Six Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Waelder
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 31, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery - Cistern, Fayette Co, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen5
  2005, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 34th Infantry
  1950-1953, 1745, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 1745, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Master Sergeant Mares was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 31, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered at this time, and were identified and accounted for on February 4, 2019. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 6) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)
   
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