Wadford, Eddie Glenwood, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 1745, 2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment/G Company
Service Years
1945 - 1953

Sergeant First Class


Two Service Stripes



Seven Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ludlow
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 04, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
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 FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen5
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Division2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment
  1950-1953, 1745, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 1745, 2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment/G Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant First Class Wadford was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Osan, South Korea on September 4, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. 

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
   
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