Hill, Melvin Randell, 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 Heavy Mortar Company, 32nd Infantry
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Los Angeles
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
Alex Cemetery - Alex, Oklahoma
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 1 South

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1995, Korean War Fallen5

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
7th Infantry Division32nd Infantry
  1950-1953, 4812, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4812, 32nd Heavy Mortar Company, 32nd Infantry
 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

Corporal Hill 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 were not recovered at the time. Between 1990 and 1994, North Korea returned to the United States 208 boxes of commingled human remains which contained the remains of at least 600 U.S. servicemen who fought during the war. Through the efforts of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency the remains of of Corporal Hill were identified on 12 October 2016. His 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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