The honor guard carries the remains of the missing Korean War veteran US Army Cpl. Robert Perry Graham from the airplane to a hearse at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday night, April 6, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F.Examiner)

The honor guard carries the remains of the missing Korean War veteran US Army Cpl. Robert Perry Graham from the airplane to a hearse at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday night, April 6, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F.Examiner)

KIA Korean War corporal returns to San Francisco after 65 years

On Wednesday, April 6, US Army Cpl. Robert Perry Graham returned to the Bay Area after being Missing In Action for 65 years. Graham was a San Francisco native who was Killed In Action during the Korean War. He was born in San Francisco on December 19, 1930, he went to Korean War at the age of 21. Graham was later captured and subsequently passed away during his confinement in a POW camp. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The missing Korean War veteran US Army Cpl.Robert Perry Graham's nephew, James George, speaks to the media at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday night, April 6, 2016 after the arrival of the remains of Graham by the plane from Hawaii. Cpl. Graham was born in San Francisco on December 19, 1930, he went to Korean War at the age of 21. Graham returns to the Bay Area after being missing in action for 65 years. He was captured and subsequently passed away during his confinement at the Suan POW camp. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F.Examiner)

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The missing Korean War veteran US Army Cpl.Robert Perry Graham's nephew, James George, speaks to the media at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday night, April 6, 2016 after the arrival of the remains of Graham by the plane from Hawaii. Cpl. Graham was born in San Francisco on December 19, 1930, he went to Korean War at the age of 21. Graham returns to the Bay Area after being missing in action for 65 years. He was captured and subsequently passed away during his confinement at the Suan POW camp. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F.Examiner)

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