Van Meter, Herbert L., M/Sgt

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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
1950-1950, 1745, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1941 - 1950

Master Sergeant


Three Service Stripes



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cumberland
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 20, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Philos Cemetery - Westernport, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Lot 375, Friendship Addition

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 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 2nd Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry Division24th Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment
  1949-1950, 1745, 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1950, 1745, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1950, 1745, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Egypt-Libya Campaign (1942-43)
  1942-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1949-1950 US Occupation of Japan
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Van Meter was a member of the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Taejon, South Korea on July 20, 1950.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
   
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