Damewood, Louis Ashby, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
3120-Food Inspection Technician
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 3120, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment/HHC
Service Years
1949 - 1951

Corporal



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Relay
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 13, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery - Suffolk, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 17 Row 183 Site 21

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1985, Korean War Fallen7

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1951, 3120, 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1951, 3120, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Corporal Damewood was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 13, 1951 and died while a prisoner on June 13, 1951. His remains were later recovered and identified on November 22, 2016. His name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial.



Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA


   
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