Humphrey, Douglas E., Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 4745, RHHT, 7th Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1951 - 1951

Private


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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Jasper, Texas
Los Angeles, California

Casualty Date
Oct 04, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment7th Cavalry Regiment
  1951-1951, 4745, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment
  1951-1951, 4745, RHHT, 7th Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)/Operation Commando
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pvt. Doug Humphrey entered the Army on 12 March 1951.

In Korea, he served with Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.

Hewas killed in the fierce combat action in hill and ridgeline fighting near Chorwon  along the Kansas-Wyoming Line during Operation Commando of early October 1951.

He was interred in Zion Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Texas. Near his parents, Taft and Veola.



Note:  In 2014,  Purple Heart and Bronze Star certificates for Private Humphrey were found in a thrift shop in Jasper, Texas.
   
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