WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2018 — Army Pfc. Karl L. Dye, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Dec. 3, 2018.
In July 1950, Dye was a member of Battery B, 52nd Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against North Korean (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) forces, near Taejon, South Korea. According to a witness, he was seriously wounded by an enemy mortar shell and placed in an ambulance. The ambulance allegedly encountered an enemy roadblock. Dye was reported missing in action on July 16, 1950.
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Dye’s name is recorded on the Courts of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, along with the others who are missing from the Korean War. A rosette will be placed next to his name to indicate he has been accounted for.