Henderson County,
North Carolina



Korean War
Casualty Records

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Gentle, Charles M Jr.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER US53103435
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Selected Service
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE SELECTED SERVICE
PERSON TYPE NAME SELECTED SERVICE
MEMBER NAME GENTLE CHARLES M JR
MEMBER SERVICE NAME ARMY
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE, PV-2 (ARMY), PVT (AIRFORCE, MARINE CORPS)
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER OCCUPATION CODE LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER OCCUPATION NAME LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 1930
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY UNKNOWN
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
MEMBER UNIT 27 INF 25 DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 01/01/1999
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 09/06/1952
YEAR OF DEATH 1952
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE 09/06/1952
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME KILLED IN ACTION
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME

BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP

Hardin, Uncas B.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER RA14364515
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Regular
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE ACTIVE - REGULAR
PERSON TYPE NAME ACTIVE - REGULAR
MEMBER NAME HARDIN UNCAS B.
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Army
MEMBER SERVICE NAME ARMY
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER OCCUPATION CODE HEAVY WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER OCCUPATION NAME HEAVY WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 1932
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY UNKNOWN
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME REPUBLIC OF KOREA
MEMBER UNIT 38 INF 2 DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 01/01/1999
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 05/18/1951
YEAR OF DEATH 1951
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE 05/18/1951
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME KILLED IN ACTION
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP

Hefner, Ivan F.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER RA44094545
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Regular
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE ACTIVE - REGULAR
PERSON TYPE NAME ACTIVE - REGULAR
MEMBER NAME HEFNER IVAN F.
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Army
MEMBER SERVICE NAME ARMY
MEMBER RANK OR RATE CORPORAL
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER OCCUPATION CODE LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER OCCUPATION NAME< LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 1930
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY UNKNOWN
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
MEMBER UNIT 38 INF 2 DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 01/01/1999
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 10/12/1951
YEAR OF DEATH 1951
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE 10/12/1951
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME KILLED IN ACTION
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP

Johnson, William C.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER US53134688
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Selected Service
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE SELECTED SERVICE
PERSON TYPE NAME SELECTED SERVICE
MEMBER NAME JOHNSON WILLIAM C.
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Army
MEMBER SERVICE NAME ARMY
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER OCCUPATION CODE LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRY LEADER
MEMBER OCCUPATION NAME LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRY LEADER
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 1931
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY UNKNOWN
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
MEMBER UNIT 7 INF 3 DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 01/01/1999
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 06/24/1953
YEAR OF DEATH 1953
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE 06/24/1953
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME KILLED IN ACTION
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP

Kitchens, William McKinley Jr.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER 658413
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Regular
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE ACTIVE - REGULAR
PERSON TYPE NAME ACTIVE - REGULAR
MEMBER NAME KITCHENS WILLIAM MCKINLEY JR
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Marine Corps
MEMBER SERVICE NAME MARINE CORPS
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 19290708
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY FLETCHER
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE KOREA (KOREAN WAR)
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME KOREA (KOREAN WAR)
MEMBER UNIT E CO 2 BN 1 MAR 1 MAR DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 05/27/2003
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 11/29/1950
YEAR OF DEATH 1950
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE 11/29/1950
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME KILLED IN ACTION
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP

Pittillo, Patrick D.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER 1084210
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Regular
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE ACTIVE - REGULAR
PERSON TYPE NAME ACTIVE - REGULAR
MEMBER NAME PITTILLO PATRICK D.
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Marine Corps
MEMBER SERVICE NAME MARINE CORPS
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 19281231
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY HENDERSONVILLE
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE KOREA(KOREAN WAR)
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME KOREA(KOREAN WAR)
MEMBER UNIT B BTRY 1 BN 11 MAR 1 MAR DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 05/27/2003
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 08/07/1950
YEAR OF DEATH 1950
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE 08/07/1950
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME DIED OF WOUNDS
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME WOUNDED IN ACTION (VERY SERIOUS)
INCIDENT CASUALTY CATEGORY DATE 19500807
INCIDENT CASUALTY CAT. SHORT NAME Wounded in Action
INCIDENT HOSTILE OR INCIDENT NON-HOSTILE DEATH Hostile Death

Saltz, Earl C.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER US53147556
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Selected Service
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE SELECTED SERVICE
PERSON TYPE NAME SELECTED SERVICE
MEMBER NAME SALTZ EARL C.
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Army
MEMBER SERVICE NAME ARMY
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4>
MEMBER OCCUPATION CODE LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRY LEADER
MEMBER OCCUPATION NAME LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRY LEADER
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 1932
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY UNKNOWN
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
MEMBER UNIT 9 INF 2 DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 01/01/1999
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 07/16/1953
YEAR OF DEATH 1953
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE< 07/16/1953
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME KILLED IN ACTION
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP

Ward,James E.

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER US53134674
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Selected Service
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE SELECTED SERVICE
PERSON TYPE NAME SELECTED SERVICE
MEMBER NAME WARD JAMES E.
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Army
MEMBER SERVICE NAME ARMY
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER OCCUPATION CODE LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRY LEADER
MEMBER OCCUPATION NAME LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRY LEADER
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 1931
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY UNKNOWN
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE IS REPUBLIC OF KOREA
MEMBER UNIT< 179 INF 45 DIV>
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 01/01/1999
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 07/21/1953
YEAR OF DEATH 1953
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE< 07/21/1953
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME DIED OF WOUNDS
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME BURIED - UNKNOWN DISP
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME WOUNDED IN ACTION(VERY SERIOUS)
INCIDENT CASUALTY CATEGORY DATE 19530721
INCIDENT CASUALTY CAT. SHORT NAME Wounded in Action
INCIDENT HOSTILE OR INCIDENT NON-HOSTILE DEATH Hostile Death

Watkins, Samuel Kelly

Field Title Meaning
SERVICE NUMBER RA14364811
MEMBER COMPONENT CODE Regular
PERSON TYPE NAME CODE ACTIVE - REGULAR
PERSON TYPE NAME ACTIVE - REGULAR
MEMBER NAME WATKINS SAMUEL KELLY
MEMBER SERVICE CODE Army
MEMBER SERVICE NAME ARMY
MEMBER RANK OR RATE PRIVATE, PV-2 (ARMY), PVT (AIRFORCE, MARINE CORPS)
MEMBER PAYGRADE E1-E4
MEMBER OCCUPATION CODE LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER OCCUPATION NAME LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRYMAN
MEMBER BIRTHDATE 1932
MEMBER'S GENDER Male
HOME OF RECORD CITY UNKNOWN
HOME OF RECORD COUNTY HENDERSON
HOME OF RECORD COUNTRY CODE UNITED STATES
HOME OF RECORD STATE CODE NORTH CAROLINA
STATE OR PROVINCE NAME NORTH CAROLINA
MARITAL NAME UNKNOWN
RACE NAME WHITE
ETHNIC SHORT NAME NOT SPECIFIED
RACE OMB NAME WHITE
ETHNIC GROUP NAME UNKNOWN
CASUALTY COUNTRY/OVER WATER CODE REPUBLIC OF KOREA
REGION NAME ASIA
COUNTRY/OVER WATER NAME REPUBLIC OF KOREA
MEMBER UNIT 2 RCN CO 2 DIV
DUTY CODE UNKNOWN
PROCESS DATE 01/01/1999
INCIDENT OR DEATH DATE 02/14/1951
YEAR OF DEATH 1951
WAR OR CONFLICT CODE Korean War
OPERATION INCIDENT TYPE CODE COMBAT
OPERATION/INCIDENT NAME KOREAN WAR
LOCATION NAME KOREA
CLOSURE DATE 03/03/1954
HOSTILE OR NON-HOSTILE DEATH INDICATOR Hostile Death
CASUALTY TYPE NAME DECEASED
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME DECLARED DEAD
REMAINS RECOVERED Body Remains Not Recovered
CASUALTY CLOSURE NAME NO REMAINS FOUND
CASUALTY CATEGORY NAME MISSING IN ACTION
INCIDENT CASUALTY CATEGORY DATE 19510214
INCIDENT CASUALTY CAT. SHORT NAME Missing in Action
INCIDENT HOSTILE OR INCIDENT NON-HOSTILE DEATH

Hostile Death


(Source: National Archives, Korean War Conflict Data Files. Submitted by Linda Rodriguez)


 



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