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William Bradley Castle

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William Bradley Castle

Birth
Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Death
27 Nov 1950 (aged 25)
North Korea
Burial
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA Add to Map
Plot
Veterans Memorial Cemetery - Battle of the Bulge Section; Row W; Grave 28
Memorial ID
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William B Castle
U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957
Name: William B Castle
Birth Date: 1924
Race: White
Home State: Washington
Casualty Date: 27 Nov 1950
Casualty Country: North Korea Sector
Casualty Type: Killed in Action
Group: KIA
Branch: Infantry
Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
Rank: Sergeant
Pay Grade: Sergeant
Disposed Date: 27 Nov 1950
Disposed Place: North Korea
Organization: Inf Div - 2nd
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #: 0038
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Assault Infantryman
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2005.
Original data: National Archives and Records Administration. Korean Conflict Casualty File, 1/1/1950-2/7/1957 [Archival Database];
Records of Military Personnel Who Died as a Result of Hostilities During the Korean War, ca. 1977-11/1979;
Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Record Group 330; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
Korean War Casualty File, 2/13/1950-12/31/1953 [Archival Database];
Records on Korean War Dead and Wounded Army Casualties, 1950-1970;
Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Record Group 407;
National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

William B Castle
Korean War Casualty Listing
Name: William B. Castle
Birth Date: 1924
Birth City: Yakima
State Registered: Washington
Death Date: 27 Nov 1950
Death Country: Korea
Death Description: Killed in Action
War: Korean War
Title: Sergeant, U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service: U.S. Army
Service ID: 39211472
Notes: Sergeant Castle was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at Kujang-dong near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 27, 1950.
Sergeant Castle 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.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I, World War II, and Korean War Casualty Listings [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2005.
Original data: American Battle Monuments Commission. World War I Listing; World War II Listing; Korean War Listing. American Battle Monuments Commission.
Contributor: Miriam Herron (47154125)
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In July 2013, the Congressional Gold Medal was awarded, collectively, to the First Special Service Force (FSSF) in recognition of its superior service during World War II. On February 3, 2015 surviving FSSF Veterans were in Washington DC to accept this momentous recognition on behalf of their fellow Forcemen who could not be there.
Contributor: Thomas leBlanc (49100551)
William B Castle
U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957
Name: William B Castle
Birth Date: 1924
Race: White
Home State: Washington
Casualty Date: 27 Nov 1950
Casualty Country: North Korea Sector
Casualty Type: Killed in Action
Group: KIA
Branch: Infantry
Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
Rank: Sergeant
Pay Grade: Sergeant
Disposed Date: 27 Nov 1950
Disposed Place: North Korea
Organization: Inf Div - 2nd
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #: 0038
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Assault Infantryman
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2005.
Original data: National Archives and Records Administration. Korean Conflict Casualty File, 1/1/1950-2/7/1957 [Archival Database];
Records of Military Personnel Who Died as a Result of Hostilities During the Korean War, ca. 1977-11/1979;
Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Record Group 330; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
Korean War Casualty File, 2/13/1950-12/31/1953 [Archival Database];
Records on Korean War Dead and Wounded Army Casualties, 1950-1970;
Records of the Adjutant General's Office, Record Group 407;
National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

William B Castle
Korean War Casualty Listing
Name: William B. Castle
Birth Date: 1924
Birth City: Yakima
State Registered: Washington
Death Date: 27 Nov 1950
Death Country: Korea
Death Description: Killed in Action
War: Korean War
Title: Sergeant, U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service: U.S. Army
Service ID: 39211472
Notes: Sergeant Castle was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at Kujang-dong near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 27, 1950.
Sergeant Castle 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.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I, World War II, and Korean War Casualty Listings [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2005.
Original data: American Battle Monuments Commission. World War I Listing; World War II Listing; Korean War Listing. American Battle Monuments Commission.
Contributor: Miriam Herron (47154125)
++++++++++++++++++++++++
In July 2013, the Congressional Gold Medal was awarded, collectively, to the First Special Service Force (FSSF) in recognition of its superior service during World War II. On February 3, 2015 surviving FSSF Veterans were in Washington DC to accept this momentous recognition on behalf of their fellow Forcemen who could not be there.
Contributor: Thomas leBlanc (49100551)

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Washington SGT CO A 38 Inf 2 Inf Div World War II Korea PH


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