Demetrio Diaz-Algarin

Korean War
Service #50116515
UnitB CO 65 INF 3 DIV
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 18 1952
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
Private First Class Diaz-Algarin 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.
Private First Class Diaz-Algarin was a Light Weapons Infantryman in Company B, 1st Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy at "Outpost Kelly" near the Imjin River in North Korea on September 18, 1952. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.