Taylor, Michael Allen, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4761-Infantry Reconnaissance Scout
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1953, 4761, POW/MIA
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Private First Class


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mackeyville
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 06, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 2nd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartKorean War Fallen
  1953, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1953, Korean War Fallen


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry DivisionPOW/MIA
  1950-1953, 4745, 2nd Infantry Division
  1951-1953, 4761, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

PFC MICHAEL A TAYLOR



2ND ARMORED RECONNAISSANCE COMPANY



 



2ND INFANTRY DIVISION



ARMY



HOSTILE, DIED WHILE CAPTURED (POW)



DATE OF LOSS: FEBRUARY 14, 1951



SERVICE NUMBER: RA13359296



BORN: APRIL 14, 1932



HOME OR PLACE OF ENLISTMENT



TUCKER COUNTY, WV



LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: CHAUM-NI



BURIAL LOCATION



ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY










Comments: Private First Class Taylor was a member of the 2nd Reconnaissance Company, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 14, 1951 and died while a prisoner on April 6, 1953.




FINAL DISPOSITION DATE: APRIL 6, 1953



KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO: 29642


   
Comments/Citation
Son of John S. and Vera Ann (Flanagan) Taylor
   
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