Curtis, Ralph Elmer, 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 1193, 2nd Infantry Division
Service Years
1940 - 1950

Field Artillery

Second Lieutenant


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Arcata
Last Address
Humboldt County, California

Casualty Date
Sep 18, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
15th Field Artillery Battalion 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1950, 1193, 15th Field Artillery Battalion
  1950-1950, 1193, 2nd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
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Last Known Activity
2nd Lt. Ralph Curtis served with Battery B, 15th Field Artlillery Battalion (105 mm), 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea.  He was a veteran of WWII, serving from 23 April 1940.

He was killed during the second battle of the Naktong Bulge during the Pusan Perimeter Campaign.  (Note: He was, possibly, serving as an air observer, resulting in the DFC, etc.).

He was interred in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California, Section O, Plot 2..
   
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