Cale, Ralph Leon, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1954, 4745, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1948 - 1954

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Covington
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Cedar Hill Cemetery - Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section XI, Row 12, Site 154

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen6
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment7th Infantry Division
  1950-1954, 4745, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment/B Company
  1950-1954, 4745, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In late 1950, Cale was a member of B Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on December 2, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea. His remains could not be recovered following the attack. His remains were identified and accounted for on August 7, 2019.

Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (POW)
   
Comments/Citation
Ralph is memorialized at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Covington, Virginia. Section XI, Row 12, Site 154.
   
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