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Douglas Prestage

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

Douglas W. Prestage
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 56055364
Date Missing: 1952-06-20
Unit: 1st Battalion 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
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Recoverability Status:
Next Steps: Sergeant Prestage was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near the "Punch Bowl", North Korea on June 20, 1952. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. ** Sergeant Prestage was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

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