Carrion-Contreras, M, PV2

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Last Rank
Private (E-2)
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1952, 7th Infantry Division
Service Years
1951 - 1952
Foreign Language(s)
Spanish

Private (E-2)


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Home State
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Lorenzo
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 17, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry Division
  1951-1952, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952/Operation Showdown (Battle for Hill 598)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Private Carrion-Contreras, Service Number 50108623, was a member of the 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at "Triangle Hill" in North Korea on October 17, 1952. Hostile, Died (KIA) - Army - 31 INF RGT 7 INF DIV

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Source Information:
Ancestry.com. WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: American Battle Monuments Commission. World War I Listing; World War II Listing; Korean War Listing. American Battle Monuments Commission.

   
Comments/Citation

Private Carrion was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

 Purple Heart Medal
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

   
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