Whitlow, Leeroy, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 4745, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
- 1950

Private First Class


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Jackson
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Aug 12, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 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, 4745, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Whitlow was a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on July 30, 1950 and died of those wounds on August 12, 1950.

Leeroy is buried at Cerro Gordo Cemetery, Jackson, Madison County, TN.

 
   
Comments/Citation
Leeroy Whitlow, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the
25th Infantry Division in Korea.

General Orders: Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 310 (1951)
   
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