Defense Prisoner of Wa/Missing Personnel Office
Personnel Missing - Korea (PMKOR)
(Report for Wisconsin)
Edited by MAK
With permission from
Korean MIAs Contact
*Harold Keisling" - See note at bottom of posting.
Name Military Service Service Number Grade Rank Unit Incident Vehicle Date of Incident
Date of Death (*See note) Returned Date Status Home of Record
MILWAUKEE, WI KIA 8/14/52 8/14/52 F-4U FIGHTER SQ 74 ENS O1 O-505123 USN ADAMS, DONALD EDWIN
DODGE, WI MIA 12/31/53 8/30/51 NONE F CO 9TH INF PFC E3 US55121991 USA ALBERT, DONALD OTTO
MARINETTE, WI POW 11/19/50 7/12/50 NONE I CO 21ST INF CPL E4 RA16289592 USA ALEXANDER, JACK D
MILWAUKEE, WI POW 5/1/51 2/14/51 NONE L CO 9TH INF RGT CPL E4 RA16327251 USA ANDERSON, NORBERT ORLANDO
DANE, WI MIA 12/31/53 12/2/50 NONE M CO 38TH INF CPL E4 RA16276888 USA ANDERSON, ROBERT DONALD
RICHLAND, WI POW 9/25/50 7/16/50 NONE HQ CO 1/19TH INF CPL E4 RA16283973 USA ANGELL, EUGENE LEROY
DANE, WI POW 1/24/51 12/1/50 NONE HQ BTRY 82ND AAA MSG E8 RA36843608 USA AYEN, DONALD JAMES
RACINE, WI POW 12/31/53 7/20/50 NONE K CO 34TH INF CPL E4 RA16286246 USA BAER, DONALD LAVERN
MILWAUKEE, WI KIA 8/15/50 8/15/50 NONE E CO 5TH CAV PFC E3 RA16283881 USA BARNES, ERNEST WAYNE
EAU CLAIRE, WI POW 9/30/51 4/25/51 NONE HQ SV CO 89TH TK PFC E3 RA16321818 USA BAUER, GERALD ALLEN
EAU CLAIRE, WI MIA 12/31/53 7/20/50 NONE HQ BTRY 63RD FA CPL E4 RA16300501 USA BERTRANG, FREDRICK WALTER
MILWAUKEE, WI MIA 12/31/53 12/2/50 NONE C CO 32ND INF CPL E4 RA16326989 USA BEST, ROBERT A JR
EAU CLAIRE, WI POW 2/24/55 4/29/51 F-4U4 FTR SQ 193 CV37 ENS O1 O-506698 USN BIESTERVELD, THOMAS
LA CROSSE, WI KIA 11/26/50 11/26/50 NONE L CO 35TH INF CPL E4 RA16299563 USA BLACK, HAWK ARTHUR I
PLYMOUTH, WI MIA 12/3/53 12/3/50 NONE G CO 3/7 PFC E2 1118295 USMC BOWER, RICHARD LANGDON
LANGLADE, WI MIA 12/31/53 11/30/50 NONE B BTRY 38TH FA FECOM CPL E4 RA16309402 USA BRANDT, CARROLL G
MILWAUKEE, WI POW 3/31/51 7/14/50 NONE HQB 63RD FA BN24ID CPL E4 RA16305059 USA BRINGE, DONALD PHILIP
FOND DU LAC, WI KIA 12/2/50 12/2/50 NONE L CO 31ST INF CPL E4 RA16273539 USA BROWN, RAYMOND H
EAU CLAIRE, WI MIA 12/7/53 11/20/50 F-4N VMF(N) 513 MAG12 LTCOL O5 O-010577 USMC BRUSHERT, JACK LAMBERT
MONROE, WI KIA 9/24/51 9/30/50 B-26 8 BOMB SQ, LT SGT E4 AF16290147 USAF BRUZELIUS, DAVID JR
FOND DU LAC, WI MIA 12/31/53 11/29/50 NONE HQ CO X CORPS MSG E8 RA39484218 USA BUCHOLTZ, EDWARD J
WAUZEKA, WI MIA 2/28/54 1/23/52 B-29 93RD BOMB SQ SSG E5 AF16317150 USAF CALDWELL, RICHARD BRUCE
SHAWANO, WI MIA 12/31/53 12/4/50 NONE MED CO 7TH INF SGT E5 RA36255536 USA CALDWELL, THOMAS TOMAW
ANTIGO, WI MIA 7/19/54 7/19/53 NONE I CO 3/7 PFC E2 1318074 USMC CHERF, THOMAS JOHN
SOLON SPRINGS, WI MIA 10/21/53 11/24/50 NONE D CO 2/1 PFC E2 1113526 USMC CLARK, JOHN POWELL
ADAMS, WI POW 7/31/51 12/1/50 NONE MED CO 9TH INF RGT SFC E7 US55005715 USA COLLINS, EDWARD H
WASHINGTON, WI MIA 12/31/53 11/28/50 NONE HV MORT CO 35INF CPL E4 RA16301599 USA COOPER, CLARENCE A
BARRON, WI KIA 9/27/50 9/27/50 NONE A CO 6TH TK BN PFC E3 RA16316958 USA DAMICO, GEORGE GUY
LA CROSSE, WI POW 7/20/51 5/19/51 NONE 1ST RANGER CO SFC E7 RA16180861 USA DANSBERRY, EARL LEROY
PIERCE, WI POW 5/29/51 5/18/51 NONE I CO 23RD INF CPL E4 US55034465 USA DELONG, DENTON KEITH
MILWAUKEE, WI POW 12/3/50 7/16/50 NONE A CO 19TH INF PFC E3 RA16290795 USA DELUCA, LESLIE JAMES
MILWAUKEE, WI MIA 12/31/53 11/30/50 NONE B CO 9TH INF CPL E4 RA46083919 USA DEMPCY, FREDERICK J
CASHTON, WI MIA 12/31/53 7/12/50 NONE M CO 21ST INF PFC E3 RA17265591 USA DICKMAN, CHARLES A
RICHLAND CENTER, WI MIA 10/27/53 11/28/50 NONE D CO 2/7 CPL E3 0657765 USMC DUHR, KENNETH RONALD
JACKSON, WI MIA 12/31/53 12/2/50 NONE B CO 32ND INF CPL E4 RA16284495 USA DUPONT, DONALD L
MUSCODA, WI POW 1/14/54 11/29/50 NONE HQ BN, 1ST MARDIV LTCOL O5 O-007760 USMC EAGAN, JAMES KEYSER
DOUSMAN, WI KIA 12/7/50 12/7/50 NONE SVC BTRY 3/11 SGT E4 0576704 USMC EHRLICH, LELAND ERNEST
MILWAUKEE, WI MIA 12/31/53 12/6/50 NONE A BTRY 57TH FA PFC E3 RA16321631 USA ERSTE, DANIEL G
MILWAUKEE, WI POW 4/30/51 1/4/51 NONE RECON CO 25TH ID CPL E4 ER55004505 USA FITZGERALD, JOHN JOSEPH
FOND DU LAC, WI POW 10/31/50 7/16/50 NONE HHC 1/19TH INF SFC E7 RA16244786 USA FREUND, ALOYSIUS JOSEPH
MENOMONIE, WI KIA 10/12/50 10/12/50 SHIP USS PLEDGE EN1 E6 5636874 USN FULLER, VERN HARRIS
MILWAUKEE, WI MIA 12/31/53 11/2/50 NONE C BTRY 99TH FA SFC E7 RA16300151 USA FUNKE, ROBERT RAYMOND
NEW RICHMOND, WI KIA 12/27/52 12/27/52 NONE F CO 2/1 PFC E2 1290867 USMC GASPORD, BERT JOHN
MILWAUKEE, WI POW 1955 4/15/51 11/29/50 H&S CO 7TH MAR SGT E5 387822 USMC GRAY, WILLIAM H
MILWAUKEE, WI POW 12/17/50 11/10/50 NONE G CO 7TH CAV CPL E4 RA16321951 USA GUNDERSON, RAYMOND B
WOOD, WI MIA 7/7/54 7/6/53 NONE A BTRY 49TH FA CPL E4 US55301893 USA HARDINGER, DONALD
LINCOLN, WI POW 10/20/50 8/1/50 NONE M CO 29TH INF RGT CPL E4 RA16304772 USA HASSEL, LAMAR FRANK
WASHINGTON, WI MIA 12/31/53 12/2/50 NONE MTR CO 32ND INFR SFC E7 RA16305036 USA HEINECKE, MERLIN A
Notes/Explanations: (Unless denoted below, this report reflects information as reported in the
service member's military record at the time of loss.)
- The "Grade" and "Rank" fields reflect the individual's pay grade and military rank as reflected
by the military service; promotions awarded subsequent to the date of loss are appropriately reflected.
- The "Date of Death" field indicates the individual's date of death as determined by the individual
Service Secretary. In the case of some individuals, this date was established by a Presumptive Finding Of Death (PFOD).
- The "Returned Date" field is the date the individual's remains were returned to the United States
control. This date will be reflected only after a positive identification has been made.
- The "Status" field reflects the current classification of the individual as determined by the military
branch of service. (KIA - Killed in Action; MIA - Missing in Action; POW - Prisoner of War; NBD - Non-Battle Death).
This list of Korean War missing personnel was prepared by the Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel
Please visit our web site at http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo for updates to this list and other official missing
personnel data lists.
Report Prepared: 10/17/00
The Army has some unidentified remains of service members from North Korea. Since DNA data was unknown in
the 1950s there was no profile on these personnel. The Army can now conduct DNA on the remains, but they
have an incomplete database of DNA form close family members with which to compare. There are several on
the list for your state and some may be from your county. Please look at the list and see if any from you
county are annotated with needing DNA "Yes". If find one, look under DNA and see what relative is acceptable.
Then find a relative in you area that meets this criterion and send their name, address or phone number to
the following contact at Department of the Army. There is not guarantee that the missing service member
from your county will be found, but thru DNA testing the Army can confirm or eliminate him as a name for the
remains that they have.
This is an important service that we can provide to our fellow citizens. We owe this much to our service
members who made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country and in the name of freedom. Let us
resolve to get all of these needed DNA for our state submitted.
Steps to follow:
1. Look at the state List and find people from your county
2. copy and paste the service member name or jot it down on paper so that you use the same spelling when
you go to the DNA database.
3. Go to DNA database and see if they need DNA, if not then the Army has what data they need. If they need
DNA then you need to find a good
4. Look under DNA on one of the pages and it will tell you what is acceptable.
5. Develop a list of siblings, offsprings etc with addresses/phone number and send them to the e-mail
address or call them into the 1-800 number.
6. The Army has its own procedure for following up and getting the DNA samples.
PMKOR Data by name search:
Your State Data, select ASCII and then open in place:
Korean DB search by name DNA needed:
Send you data now or call the 800 number that is listed on the database.
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