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Pvt Vernon Damon Stallings
Birth: Dec. 7, 1930
Death: Nov. 2, 1950

21st Infantry Regiment

24th Infantry Division


Hostile, Died While Captured (POW)

Date Of Loss: July 12, 1950

Service Number: RA14272820


Location of Loss: CHOCHIWON

Year of Birth: 1929

Comments: Private Stallings was a member of Company B, 1st 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 during the march from Manpo to Chunggang-jin, North Korea on November 2, 1950. His remains were not recovered.

Korean War Project Key No: 28594

Date of death: MIA as a Prisoner of War (Korean War)
Home of record: Cleveland, North Carolina
Status: POW

Vernon Stallings was captured during the Korean War and interned as a Prisoner of War. He was not among those returned at the wars end, and is listed as Missing in Action. His remains have never been recovered.

Awards and Citations

Prisoner of War Medal

Awarded for actions during the Korean War

Private Vernon Damon Stallings (ASN: RA-14272820), United States Army, was held as a Prisoner of War after he was captured on 12 July 1950 during the Korean War. He was unaccounted for after the war and is presumed to have died or been killed while in captivity.

General Orders: Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office

Action Date: July 12, 1950 - MIA In Captivity

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Division: Prisoner of War (Korean War)

INFORMATION from Korean War Project web site
Vernon Damon Stallings; Military Times Hall of Valor
Cleveland Memorial Park
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Jul 03, 2009
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