The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Jose
Santos
Perez
Rank
Private
,
U.S. Army
Unit
E CO 279 INF 45 DIV
Date of Death
August
18
,
1952
Commemorated at
Honolulu Memorial
Private Perez was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action when carried away by a flash flood while crossing the river near Inje, North Korea on August 18, 1952. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.