Masterson, Harold, M/Sgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
1844-Field Artillery Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 1704, 38th Field Artillery Battalion/A Battery
Service Years
1947 - 1951

Master Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1911
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pierce
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 31, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Other Cause
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 6

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 2nd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Gold Star


 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartNational League of POW/MIA Families
  2015, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  2015, National League of POW/MIA Families

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
38th Field Artillery Battalion
  1950-1951, 1704, 38th Field Artillery Battalion/A Battery
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Master Sergeant Masterson was a member of Battery A, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while a prisoner on March 31, 1951. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Master Sergeant Masterson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
   
Comments/Citation


Korean War

Harold A. Masterson
Master Sergeant, U.S. Army
A BTRY 38 FA BN 2 DIV
Service #: 39195677
Place of Birth: Pierce, Washington
Date of Birth: January 01, 1911
Date of Death: March 31, 1951
Status: Died while Prisoner of War
Wars or Conflicts:
Korean War
Memorialized:
Courts of the Missing: Court 6
Honolulu Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Awards
Purple Heart
Prisoner of War Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
   
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