The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
William C. Denson
Service Number: 15258037
Date Missing: 1950-07-05
Unit: 21st Infantry Regiment 24th Infantry Division
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Sergeant Denson was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action on July 5, 1950 while delaying the overpowering enemy forces near Osan, South Korea until reinforcements could arrive. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Sergeant Denson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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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