Bower, Lahman L., Jr., Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
3666-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, POW/MIA
Service Years
1949 - 1953

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Hazel Park
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Mar 29, 1983
 
Location of Interment
Roseland Park Cemetery - Berkley, Michigan
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Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

Cpl. Bower enlisted on 15 January 1959.

In Korea, he served as a medic with the 9 Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division in Korea, being deployed there in July 1950.

He was captured and held as a POW in  Camp 5 (Pyok-Dong POW Camp), North Korea until his release after 985 days in captivity. He was released during Operation Big Switch on 11 August 1953, and honorably discharged at Fort Sheridan 7 October 1953.

He was interred in Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan.

Note:  He was honored on http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=381
   
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http://www.veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.asp?ID=381 (photo)
http://www.koreanwarexpow.org/info/deceased_b.html
http://www.koreanwarexpow.org/info/camp_5.html

http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Bower&GSfn=Lahman&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1983&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=32700565&df=all&
   
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 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry DivisionPOW/MIA
  1950-1950, 3666, 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1953, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
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