Tatarakis, George Guerrero, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
111.10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1952-1952, 111.10, Korea Military Advisory Group (KMAG)
Service Years
1947 - 1952


Special Forces

Ranger
Sergeant


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Napa
Last Address
North Korea

Casualty Date
Feb 19, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
California Panel 23

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 3rd Infantry Buff Strap 3rd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenState of Ohio Korean War Memorial
  1952, Korean War Fallen
  2016, State of Ohio Korean War Memorial

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Infantry Division8240th Army Unit3rd Ranger Infantry Company (Airborne)8th Army, Korea (EUSA)
Korea Military Advisory Group (KMAG)
  1947-1952, 111.10, 3rd Infantry Division
  1951-1952, 111.10, 8240th Army Unit
  1951-1952, 111.10, 3rd Ranger Infantry Company (Airborne)
  1951-1952, 111.10, 8th Army, Korea (EUSA)
  1952-1952, 111.10, Korea Military Advisory Group (KMAG)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1952 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Tatarakis was a member of the 8240th Army Unit, Korean Military Assistance Group (KMAG). On February 19, 1952, he was a passenger in a C-46D Commando transport on a night insertion mission. A double agent detonated a hand grenade before bail out, killing four on board. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on July 25, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
   
Comments/Citation
SF Tab Award Eligibility: 8240th Army Unit, June 1950 to July 1953
   
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