Army Cpl. Billy J. Butler, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for April 29, 2019.
(Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.)
In late 1950, Butler was a member of Company C, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against the enemy near Kujang, North Korea. On Nov. 28, 1950, his unit’s defensive positions were attacked and he was captured by the Chinese People’s Volunteer Force (CPVF.)