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Dalen, Robert 193? - 1953

DALEN

Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 2/24/2013 at 12:45:34

Cedar Rapids Gazette, Fri., 13 Feb. 1953.

Pvt. Robert Dalen. Strawberry Point, Killed In Korea.

Special to the Gazette. Strawberry Point - Pvt. Robert Dalen, 21, twice wounded in action, has been reported killed in Korea.

According to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Dalen, he was killed in action Feb. 2.

Pvt. Dalen was inducted into the army on Jan. 28, 1952, and received his basic training at Camp Crowder, Mo. From there he went to Fort Bliss, Texas, and on July 6, 1952, left Camp Stoneman, Calif., for Monson, Korea, where he arrived July 21.

He was wounded Oct. 22 and hospitalized at Pusan. In December he was wounded and hospitalized again. On Jan 3 he returned to the front lines and in a letter his parents received several days ago he told them he was leaving "to go up Old Baldy".

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