Abney, Homer Ray, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 4745, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment/A Company
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dallas
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jan 22, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery - Dallas, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 97 Site 664

 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 Division1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1951, 4745, 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1951, 4745, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment/A Company
 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)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sergeant Abney was a Light Weapons Infantryman in Company A, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy along the Chongchon River near Kunu-ri in North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while in captivity on January 22, 1951. His remains were not recovered until 2005, and in 2016 his remains were positively identified on December 9th. His name remains permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing (Court 4) at the Honolulu Memorial.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA

   
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