Private Hyland Killed In Action in South Korea
(Jan. 4, 1951) – Private Brendan P. Hyland, son of Margaret and Peter Hyland of 129 Chestnut Street, Belleville, N.J., was killed in action in Korea last July.
Private Hyland, a field artillery cannoneer, was killed in action while fighting the enemy along the Kum River, South Korea, on July 20, 1950.
The 19-year-old soldier had previously been listed as missing in action, he was declared killed in action after one year. His remains were unrecovered.
A veteran of two years’ service, Pvt. Hyland was attached to the 11th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division.
Pvt. Hyland was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Born in Newark in 1931, Hyland was educated in St. Patrick’s and St. Michael’s schools. His family has resided here since May of last year. A brother, Donald, served in Germany with the Army.
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MISSING YOUTH IS SECOND KOREAN WAR CASUALTY
Pvt. Brendan Hyland of Chestnut Street Killed in July Battle - Jan. 4, 1951, Belleville Times
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