The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Alvin C. Dean
Service Number: 18274431
Date Missing: 1951-05-18
Unit: 21st Infantry Regiment 24th Infantry Division
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Corporal Dean was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea on July 12, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at An-Dong, North Korea on May 18, 1951. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Corporal Dean was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
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