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Korean War soldier identified after 63 years buried in North Dakota

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JAMESTOWN — A Korean War veteran who was unaccounted for 63 years was laid to rest Thursday in a cemetery in New Rockford.

Army Cpl. Cletus R. Lies, a Bremen native who was killed at age 26 in the 1950 Battle of Chosin, was identified last year by scientists from the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command and the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory.

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