Tucker, Robert James, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Squad Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 1745, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1945 - 1950

Corporal


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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Princeton, Indiana
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 26, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
Location of Interment
Oak Hill Cemetery - Lebanon, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1950, 1745, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Robert J. Tucker, U.S. Army, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on Nov. 26, 1950, near Kujang, North Korea. His remains were identified on June 11, 2010.
   
Comments/Citation
Cpl. Robert J. Tucker, 27, of Princeton, Ind., will be buried Jan. 15, in Patoka, Ind. On Nov. 25, 1950, Tucker and the 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Division, were attacked by the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces near Kujan, North Korea. The Americans had been deployed in a defensive line that ran east-west across the center of North Korea. Tucker was listed as missing in action the day after the attack. In 1954, after the war, surviving POWs said Tucker died of a gunshot wound on Nov. 27, 1950.
   
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