Korean War Casualty Information

 
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Combat Casualties by Major Units

 

KIA = Killed in Action
WIA = Wounded in Action

2nd Infantry Division

  • 7,094 KIA
  • 16,575 WIA

1st Marine Division

  • 4,004 KIA
  • 25,864 WIA

7th Infantry Division

  • 3,905 KIA
  • 10,858 WIA

1st Cavalry Division

  • 3,811 KIA
  • 12,086 WIA

24th Infantry Division

  • 3,735 KIA
  • 7,395 WIA

25th Infantry Division

  • 3,048 KIA
  • 10,186 WIA

3rd Infantry Division

  • 2,160 KIA
  • 7,939 WIA

Far East Air Force Fifth Air Force

  • 1,200 KIA
  • 369 WIA

5th Regimental Combat Team

  • 867 WIA
  • 3,188 WIA

45th Infantry Division

  • 834 KIA
  • 3,170 WIA

Naval Forces Far East 7th Fleet

  • 458 KIA
  • 1,576 WIA

187th Airborne RCT

  • 442 KIA
  • 1,656 WIA

40th Infantry Division

  • 376 KIA
  • 1,457 WIA

1st Marine Air Wing

  • 258 KIA
  • 174 WIA

[Source: 2nd Infantry Division Bulletin, Winter 1999]

COMBAT DEATHS BY BRANCH OF SERVICE
Branch of Service Number Percentage
Army 27,704 82%
Marine Corps 4,267 13%
Air Force 1,200 4%
Navy 458 1%

 
 
 

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