Australia

Remains of US Soldier Killed in Korean War Returned Home to New York, 71 Years After His Death

Thousands of residents of northern New York respect the remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War 71 years ago on September 14, three years after North Korea agreed to return. expressed. Ellen Barras footage shows a crowd on the streets of Corinth holding a return ceremony in honor of Corporal Walter Smead of the United States Army. According to the local WNYT office, the casket covered with the US flag was taken to the Densmore funeral hall on Sherman Avenue in the town before the funeral with full military honor scheduled for Monday. According to WNYT, Smeed died in 1950 on the Korean Peninsula at the age of 24. In July 2018, North Korea agreed to repatriate the wreckage of US troops killed during the war. Credit: Ellen Barrass via Storyful

Place of originRemains of US Soldier Killed in Korean War Returned Home to New York, 71 Years After His Death

Back to top button