Drews, Harold Floyd, M/Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 1745, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry
Service Years
1948 - 1953

Master Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Seven Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Elgin
Last Address
621 Wing Street, Elgin

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 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
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorAmerican Battle Monuments CommissionKorean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1950, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1953, American Battle Monuments Commission
  1995, Korean War Fallen
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 1745, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1950-1953, 1745, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1948-1950 US Occupation of Japan
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  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
In December 1950, Drews was assigned to K Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. For several days, his unit was engaged in intense fighting with the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. Drews went missing in action on December 2, 1950. His remains could not be recovered. He was presumed dead on December 31. 1953. His remains were identified and accounted for on November 5, 2019.

Source: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)
   
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