Gaitan, Jimmie J., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
5657-Medical Corpsman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 5657, POW/MIA
Service Years
- 1951

Private First Class


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Antonio, Texas
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 24, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Combat Medical 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 17th Infantry RegimentPOW/MIA
  1951-1951, 5657, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1951-1951, 5657, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pfc. Jimmie J. Gaitan, U.S. Army, Clearing Company, 2nd Medical Battalion, attached to the 17th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, was lost on Feb. 13, 1951, and died in POW Camp 1 near Changsong, North Korea. His remains were identified on Sep. 13, 2011.
   
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