The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Charles W. Nelsen
Service Number: 36301833
Date Missing: 1950-07-31
Unit: 19th Infantry Regiment 24th Infantry Division
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Sergeant Nelsen was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 31, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. ** Sergeant Nelsen 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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