The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Rudus Mitchell Jr.
Service Number: 18304240
Date Missing: 1950-11-04
Unit: 19th Infantry Regiment 24th Infantry Division
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Corporal Mitchell was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 16, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and was killed by a guard during the march between Manpo and Chunggang-jin, North Korea on November 4, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Corporal Mitchell was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, 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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