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CPL Norvin Dale Brockett

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CPL Norvin Dale Brockett

Birth
Crook County, Oregon, USA
Death 6 Dec 1950 (aged 18)
North Korea
Memorial Site* Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of the Missing, Court 4 (Recovered)
Memorial ID 155775539 View Source
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The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced U.S. Army Corporal Norvin D. Brockett, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Aug. 5, 2019.

In late 1950, Brockett was a Field Artillery Cannoneer assigned to Company A, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. He was declared missing in action on Dec. 6, 1950, when enemy forces attacked his unit near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea (the Battle of Chosin Reservoir). His remains could not be recovered following the attack.
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His remains were finally identified and he was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, found here.

He also has another cenotaph location here.


Inscription

CPL, 57 FA BN, 7 INF DIV KOREA


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 6 Dec 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 155775539
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/155775539/norvin-dale-brockett : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Norvin Dale Brockett (7 Feb 1932–6 Dec 1950), Find a Grave Memorial ID 155775539, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .