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Funeral services to be held for Korean War soldier identified 69 years later

(Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency)
(Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency)(Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency)
Updated: Aug. 17, 2020 at 10:45 AM CDT
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Funeral services to be held for a Korean War soldier whose remains were identified nearly 70 years later.

According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the services were scheduled for April 3 at Mound City National Cemetery. They were postponed until August 17 due to health concerns related to COVID-19.

Army Cpl. William L. Brown, 18, of Franklin County, Ill., was killed in the Korean War during the battle of the Chosin Reservoir.

According to DPAA, he was accounted for on October 17, 2019.

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