Army Corporal William Zoellick identified as Illinois soldier who died at POW camp in Pyoktong during Korean War

Army Corporal William Zoellick identified as Illinois soldier who died at POW camp in Pyoktong during Korean War

Military Corporal William Zoellick shall be buried in Belvidere, Illinois, subsequent month

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Crew by way of

Friday, October 21, 2022 1:30AM

BELVIDERE, Ailing. (TOC) — An Illinois soldier killed throughout the Korean Conflict has been recognized.

Military Corporal William Zoellick was a member of the Second Infantry Division. He was reported lacking in motion in North Korea in 1950 and died in 1953 in a POW camp.

Stays that have been reportedly recovered from Pyoktong, often known as Prisoner of Conflict Camp #5, couldn’t be initially recognized and have been buried within the Nationwide Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, often called the “Punchbowl,” in Honolulu.

Zoellick has since been recognized utilizing dental and anthropological evaluation.

A rosette shall be positioned subsequent to his identify on the conflict memorial in Honolulu to represent that he is been accounted for.

A burial will happen in Belvidere, Illinois, subsequent month.

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