Hilgenberg, Earl Edward, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 3060, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile) /E Company
Service Years
1946 - 1951

Sergeant First Class

Two Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
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Casualty Date
Mar 18, 1951
Hostile, Died while Captured
Illness, Disease
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Hilgenberg Cemetery - Lawrence County, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen2

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1950-1951, 3060, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1950-1951, 3060, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile) /E Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1946-1949 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sergeant First Class Hilgenberg was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Unsan, North Korea on November 2, 1950 and died while a prisoner on March 18, 1951. His remains were accounted for on November 17, 2014. His name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 6) at the Honolulu Memorial

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission

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