Frank Joseph Di Pino

Korean War
Service #11165706
UnitI CO 34 INF 24 DIV
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 29 1950
StatusMissing In Action
Courts of the Missing
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Di Pino was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman 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.
Corporal Di Pino was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. On July 29, 1950, his unit was positioned near Anui Road west of Kochang, South Korea when it was attacked by North Korean forces from two sides. His battalion withdrew to positions three miles east of Kochang. During this withdrawal he was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.