Korean War POW/MIA Network
Home Ask for Help Case Files Contact Us Documents Ex-POWs
Issues Links Maps News Articles Prison Camps Red Cross
Register Remains Reports Research Sightings Who We Are

 

Please click on "Contact Us" above and let us know who you are and how to contact you when we learn more about this Serviceman. If you have revisions or additions to anything you see here, please let us know that, too. Many "Sightings" (click above) of missing men referred to physical descriptions, numbers of men, possibly a unit name, a location, and an approximate date. What made a man memorable to others may have been his accent, home town or state, nickname, tattoo, red hair, etc.  The more we know, the more likely we are to recognize him in documents we find.

If your serviceman was killed in action or missing in action, click on the Loss_Date which will show you the other men who went missing at the same time from the same unit. It's the best tool to get more information about you missing serviceman!

If you want help deciphering this information, just call John Zimmerlee 770-565-4420 (Eastern Standard Time)

SERV_NO: AO-721953
LNAME: BRANDSTED
FNAME: CECIL
MNAME: WILLIAM
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: CPT
LOSS_DATE: 3/22/1952
Status per Govt: MIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Conducting armed reconnaissance mission, last contact at 212105L N of Green Seven near Kangdong
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1: DUQUETTE LATER CLARIFIED THAT HE DID NOT SEE BRANDSTED; See AFM 200-25 (Lewis, Wayne)
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: AMENIA
STATE: ND
BIRTH_DATE: 1/28/1922
NICKNAME:  
RACE: CAU
HEIGHT: 5-5
WEIGHT: 146
HAIR: Blonde
EYES:  
ID_MARKS:  
CASE: A483
KWALD_COMMENT:  
CREW_STATUS: Capt. Cecil W. Brandsted, 1Lt John H. Zimmerlee, Jr., 1Lt Raymond Bennett, Jr., Capt. Wilford T. Cook, A1C Wayne E. Lewis, USAF-MIA/BNR
SERVICE: USAF
DIV_or_GRP: 452 BMB WNG
RGT_or_WNG: 452 BMB WNG
BN_or_SQ: 730 BMB SQ
CO_or_BTRY:  
VEHICLE: B-26B
VEH_ID: 44-34417
DEATH_DATE:  
REMAINS:  
DOCUMENTS:  
MIA_CAP: 1 (?)
LIST_944:  
LIST_450:  
LIST_308:  
LIST_125:  
LIST_71:  
Nielsen_Henderson:  
Johnnie_Johnson:  
Air-Intel:  
AFM_200-25:  
National Guardian:  
Moo_Hak_School:  
Sunchon_Tunnel_M:  
CAUSE_of_Death:  
List_389:  
Peiking_Radio:  
LastKnownAlive_DT:  
WITH: 730 BMB SQ
INCident_AREA: SINNYON-NI
CAMP:  
KT_interrogations:  
RAND:  
UTM_Coord: BU5837 (BT84
KWALD: 1720
GRAVE:  
Birth_YR: 1922
Op_Glory:  
List_Funchess: