Williams, James B., Sr., M/Sgt

Fallen
 
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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
1950-1951, 1745, POW/MIA
Service Years
1941 - 1951

Master Sergeant


Three Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tuskegee
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 31, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
33, 11648

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1951, Korean War Fallen1

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 
 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry RegimentPOW/MIA
  1950-1950, 1745, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1951, 1745, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

MSgt. James Williams served with Company G, 2nd Battalion,  24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division in Korea.

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on 2 December 1950 and died while a prisoner on 31 May 1951.

His remains were recovered in 1955.

 

   
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