Ball, Mathis Otho, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 4812, M Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry
Service Years
1949 - 1953

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jul 12, 1950
Hostile, Died while Missing
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Bokchito Cemetery - Bokchito, Oklahoma
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War Fallen
  1995, Korean War Fallen5

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
24th Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry
  1950-1953, 4812, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4812, M Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Chochiwon
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Ball was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea on July 12, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were identified and accounted for on August 15, 2018 by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA). His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing "(Court 4)" at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
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