Earl G. Minnick-MIA-TDN-p.1-22 July 1953
Battle Casualty PVT. EARL G. MINNICK SIX MILE RUN GI REPORTED MISSING IN KOREAN ACTION A 23-year-old Six Mile Run infantryman, infantryman, Pvt. Earl G. Minnick, has been reported "missing in action'^ action'^ in Korea since July 10, according according to an official telegram from the Defense Department received received by his mother, Mrs. Robert Minnick. Pvt. Minnick, known to' have been in action in the vital fight for control of Porkchop Hill, was serving with Company A, 17th Infantry Infantry Regiment, in the U. S. 7th Division. It is assumed that he was involved in a fierce counterattack counterattack launched by American and South Korean forces on July 9 and 10. Mrs. Minnick had received a letter from her son mailed from Korea on July 8 when he reported that he was on the front lines and expected to be "pulled off" on July S, Further details are, not known, by Minnick's family. ^, ^v?^: rj^runck .Centered/. service; Octi 22/1952 and'tpok his training at. Iridiantown Gap. Previous to that time he had been working on a construction job near Harrisburg. Harrisburg. He went to Korea in mid- March. The Six Mile Run soldier has a brother, Harry, who is a first sergeant sergeant now on duty in Germany after 13 years of service. In addition, there are three other brothers and four sisters includicg Jack and Richard at Six Mile Run; Henry'at Chambersburg; Chambersburg; Mrs. P. Dewees Browne of Broad Top City; Mrs. Tony Angelo Angelo of Dudley; Mrs. James Rickabaugh Rickabaugh of Chambersburg; and Mrs Howard White, Six Mile Run.