Presswood, Vernon Douglas, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 4812, 32nd Infantry Regiment Combat Team/32nd Heavy Mortar Company
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pinckneyville
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Mueller Hill Cemetery - Pickneyville, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Post 2504Korean War Fallen
  1953, American Legion, Post 2504 (Quartermaster) (Pinckneyville, Illinois) - Chap. Page
  1986, Korean War Fallen6

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry Division7th Infantry Division/32nd Infantry Regiment Combat Team
  1950-1953, 4812, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4812, 32nd Infantry Regiment Combat Team/32nd Heavy Mortar Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Corporal Presswood was a member of the Heavy Mortar Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 2, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains have been recovered and identified on 6 September 2016. CPL Presswood's name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 6) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
   
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