Hyman, Rufus Johnston, CPT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 1542, A Company, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry
Service Years
1948 - 1953

Infantry

Captain



Six Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Memphis
Last Address
437 Stonewall Place, Memphis

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 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 6

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
West Point Association of GraduatesKorean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1950, West Point Association of Graduates1
  1995, Korean War Fallen6
  2005, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 34th Infantry24th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 1542, A Company, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry
  1950-1953, 1542, 24th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1944-1948, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In July 1950, Hyman was an infantry officer with Company A, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaging in combat actions against the North Korean People's Army in the vicinity of Kwonbin-ni, South Korea. Hyman was declared missing in action on July 30, 1950. His remains were identified and accounted for on February 20, 2019.

Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)
   
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