Wynn, Merritt Leroy, M/Sgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 1745, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Master Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Marion
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 26, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen1

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1950, 1745, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Master Sergeant Wynn was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 26, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered.
   
Comments/Citation



Master Sergeant Merritt Leroy Wynn, United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force while serving with Company K, 3d Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, in Korea.


General Orders: Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 162 (1951)

   
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