Korean War, US Casualties by Month and Unit

 

by Month (US Army)
  Battle Deaths Wounded Total Battle Casualties
1950 12,418 25,365 37,783
June 18 6 24
July 2,839 3,140 5,979
August 1,610 4,059 5,669
September 2,861 9,500 12,361
October 288 969 1,257
November 3,039 5,800 8,839
December 1,763 1,891 3,654
       
1951 9,939 36,701 46,640
January 596 1,714 2,310
February 2,020 4,469 6,489
March 750 3,472 4,222
April 923 4,090 5,013
May 1,048 4,047 5,095
June 572 2,827 3,399
July 265 1,141 1,406
August 461 1,615 2,076
September 1,126 4,105 5,231
October 1,536 6,835 8,371
November 477 1,659 2,136
December 165 727 892
       
1952 3,155 12,002 15,157
January 137 661 798
February 99 469 568
March 111 388 499
April 142 542 684
May 106 515 621
June 405 1,588 1,993
July 372 1,296 1,668
August 222 886 1,108
September 465 1,478 1,943
October 736 2,675 3,411
November 231 977 1,208
December 129 527 656
       
1953 2,188 8,180 10,368
January 117 448 565
February 152 592 744
March 313 894 1,207
April 230 914 1,144
May 177 801 978
June 457 1,752 2,209
July 742 2,779 3,521
       
TOTAL 27,700 82,248 109,948

 

by Unit (All Branches)
  Battle Deaths Wounded Total Battle Casualties
Army 27,237 76,984 104,221
1st Cavalry Div. 3,811 12,086 15,897
2nd Infantry Div. 7,094 16,575 23,669
3rd Infantry Div. 2,160 7,939 10,099
7th Infantry Div. 3,905 10,858 14,763
24th Infantry Div. 3,735 7,395 11,130
25th Infantry Div. 3,048 10,186 13,234
40th Infantry Div. 376 1,457 1,833
45th Infantry Div. 834 3,170 4,004
187th Airborne RCT 442 1,656 2,098
5th Infantry RCT 867 3,188 4,055
29th Infantry RCT 512 689 1,201
Anti-Aircraft units 70 257 327
Armored Cavalry units 74 326 400
Field Artillery units 262 1,061 1,323
Combat Engineer units 47 141 188
       
Marines 4,262 26,038 30,300
1st Marine Div. 4,004 25,864 29,868
1st Marine Air Wing 258 174 432
       
Air Force 1,198 368 1,566
FEAF/5th Air Force 1,198 368 1,566
       
Navy 458 1,576 2,034
7th Fleet 458 1,576 2,034
       
TOTAL 33,155 104,966 138,121

 

Notes:

(1) US deaths from all causes per year were: 1950 - 14,650; 1951 - 12,540; 1952 - 5,774; 1953 - 3,592.

Source: Clodfelter, M. (2017), Warfare and Armed Conflicts (4th Ed).

Last modified: 4 February 2020