Galvan, Willie Valdez, Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
3666-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 3666, 7th Infantry Division
Service Years
1948 - 1950

Sergeant


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Antonio
Last Address
San Antonio, TX

Casualty Date
Dec 01, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 6

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen3
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry Division
  1950-1950, 3666, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In late 1950, Galvan was assigned to Medical Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, as part of the 31st Regimental Combat Team. On December 1, 1950, his unit was attacked by enemy forces near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. Following the attack, he could not be accounted for by his unit. His remains were identified and accounted for on July 30, 2019. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 6) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)
   
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