|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1932|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 1950, North Korea|
Rex Warner Powell
Burke, North Carolina
Corporal, U.S. Army
Service Number 14345508
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died December 12, 1950 in Korea
Corporal Powell was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 12, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Corporal Powell was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's 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.
NC Birth Index
name: Rex Warner Powell
event date: 05 Oct 1932
event place: Burke, North Carolina
other birth location: Lovelady
father: Frank Arney
mother: Asa Elberta Powell
Plot: Memorial-MIA Remains not recovered
Created by: Elizabeth Marlow O.
Record added: Dec 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101726892
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