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Korean War Casualty File, 2/13/1950 - 12/31/1953 (info) Search
Title: Records on Korean War Dead and Wounded Army Casualties, created, 1950 - 1970, documenting the period 2/13/1950 - 12/31/1953
Creator: Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Adjutant General's Office. (Most Recent)
Type of Archival Materials: Data Files
Textual Records
Level of Description: Series from Record Group 407: Records of the Adjutant General's Office
Other Titles: TAGOKOR (The Army Adjutant General's Office Korean War Casualty File)
Location: Electronic and Special Media Records Services Division (NWME), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-0470, FAX: 301-837-3681, EMAIL:
Inclusive Dates: 1950 - 1970
Coverage Dates: 2/13/1950 - 12/31/1953
Date Note: Beginning coverage date is the earliest casualty date recorded in this file; ending coverage date is the latest date in the date of disposition field. Inclusive dates are when the Adjutant General's Office actively maintained the records.
Part of: Record Group 407: Records of the Adjutant General's Office
Function and Use: The Adjutant General's Office created these records to manage information about Korean War U.S. Army casualties.
Scope & Content Note: The series contains information about U.S. Army officers and soldiers who were casualties in the Korean War. According to the variable "casualty type," 27,727 records are for Army personnel who died, including personnel who died while a prisoner of war or missing in action. The remaining 82,248 records are for nonfatal Army casualties. The information on each casualty includes: name, service prefix and number, grade, (Army) branch, place of casualty, date of casualty, state and county of residence, type of casualty, detail/previous casualty type, casualty group, place of disposition, date of disposition, year of birth (for deceased casualties only), military occupational specialty, organization troop program sequence number, element sequence, unit number, race, component, and disposition of evacuations.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Finding Aid Type: Technical Information
Finding Aid Source: NARA and Adjutant General's Office
Finding Aid Note: Documentation for the Korean War Casualty File consists of 78 pages.
Extent: 1 data file and 1 linear inch of paper documentation
Index Terms
  Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
    Armed forces officers
Battle casualties
Korean War, 1950-1953
Missing in action
Names, Personal
Prisoners of war
    North Korea (Asia) region
South Korea (Asia) region

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