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Waldo M. Dingus

Morgan, Kentucky

Born 1932

CORPORAL, U.S. Army
Service Number 52166559
Killed in Action
Died July 13, 1953 in Korea
Corporal Dingus was a member of the 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 13, 1953. Corporal Dingus was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's 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.


Need Obituary for this space

This is not an obituary, however it is the first page of the Potter Funeral Home Memorial Book. (Potter Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY). An obituary could not be found. I am Waldo M. Dingus's niece.  My mother is Zelma Dingus Purcell.

  In Memory of Corporal Waldo Marcus Dingus
Born: Magoffin County, Kentucky
Entered in Rest: 3 July 1953 Sangmokil, North Korea
Age: 21 years, 6 months, 8 days
Interment: Dingus Cemetery Magoffin County, Kentucky at 2 p.m. 

Family Record;  Father: Russell F. Dingus Mother: June Dingus
Father’s Father: W. M. Dingus  Father’s Mother: Martha Smith Dingus
Mother’s Father: John M. Adkins  Mother’s Mother: Rebecca Reed Adkins

Other Members of Family: Audrey Vivian Dingus Purcell,
Mona Maxine Dingus Barker, Zelma May Dingus Purcell
James Calvin Dingus, Sandra Sue Dingus, Connie June Dingus

Services: Magoffin County, Kentucky September 26th 2 p. m.

Joyce Purcell Wellborn



Left to Right Mark (as he was called Dingus) with Mother, June Belle (Adkins) Dingus and brother James Calvin Dingus.


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