Baxter, Louis Michael, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
1844-Field Artillery Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 1844, HHB, 57th Field Artillery Battalion
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Sergeant First Class

One Service Stripe

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1950
Hostile, Died while Missing
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Massena, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  2004, Korean War Fallen6

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 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry Division57th Field Artillery Battalion
  1950-1953, 1844, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 1844, HHB, 57th Field Artillery Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  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
Sergeant First Class Baxter was a member of Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hagaru, North Korea on December 6, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were recovered in 2001 as part through the efforts of a joint recovery team in the vicinity of the Chosin Reservoir. On 13 September 2016, his remains were positively identified. His name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
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