(Lebanon, MO) – The remains of a Korean War soldier from Missouri have been identified. U.S. Army Cpl. Charles Patten, of southern Missouri’s Lebanon, went missing during battle in 1950 and was presumed dead three years later.

Patten, 24, was a member of Headquarters Company, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), a U.S. military agency that identifies the remains of prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action identified his remains.

A news release said Patten, will be buried in Lawson, near Kansas City, at a later date.

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