Coons, Frederick Eugene, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 4745, 2nd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment/H Company
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Saint Joseph
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 29, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 4

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen5
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Division2nd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1953, 4745, 24th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4745, 2nd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment/H Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Corporal Coons was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 29, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. His remains were identified and accounted for on October 31, 2018 by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA).

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & DPAA
   
Comments/Citation
On July 29, 1950, Coons was declared missing action in the vicinity of Geochang, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, when he couldn not be accounted for after a unit withdrawal action to set up a roadblock against North Korean Forces. 

Source: DPAA
   
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