Maddox, James Woodburn, T/Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, POW/MIA
Service Years
1940 - 1950

Technical Sergeant


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Rockport
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Remains Not Recovered, Korea
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1950, Korean War Fallen


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry 7th Infantry DivisionPOW/MIA
  1950-1950, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1950-1950, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1950, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/The Iwon Landings
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SFC James Maddox served with M Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division.

He was captured on 2 December 1950 when his unit was "pushed south towards Hagaru-ri, North Korea.  He was one of many men who was marched to Reksil Li , Korea.  He died twenty days later of  exhaustion and pneumonia, essentially cruelty and neglact.

His remains were not recovered.
   
Comments/Citation
Links:

http://www.2id.org/7-31-m.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=13968600 (photo) http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSob=c&GSvcid=124275&GRid=13968600&
http://www.koreanwar.org/html/korean_war_project_remembrance.html
http://www.carson.army.mil/UNITS/F7ID/F7ID_Historylong.htm (details of combat)
http://www.rockportky.com/Soldiers/WorldWarII/JWMaddox.html (memorial page)
   
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