Avant, Joe Thomas, 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, 2nd Battle Group, 31st Infantry
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Greenwood
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 30, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 4

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen5
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battle Group, 31st Infantry7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4812, 2nd Battle Group, 31st Infantry
  1950-1953, 4812, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
While serving on Task Force McLean near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, he was listed as Missing in Action on November 30, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His remains were identified and recovered on September 11, 2019.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission & Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)
   
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