1950 — Hadong, South Korea
Private Chase was a member of the 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Hadong, South Korea on July 27, 1950 and was killed by a guard on September 5, 1950. Private Chase was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.
From the US Army records Washington, DC
John Leslie was listed as missing in action from July 27th, 1950 until Feburary 1952.
John Leslie Chase was laid to rest in Ft Rosecrans National Cemetery on Mrch 24th, 1952.