Lucas, Steven, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Mortar Gunner or Crewman, 60mm
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 4745, 7th Infantry Division
Service Years
1950 - 1950

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Johnson City
Last Address
Broome

Casualty Date
Nov 30, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Korean War Fallen
  1950, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Mortar
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment7th Infantry Division
  1950-1950, 4745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
  1950-1950, 4745, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In late November 1950, Lucas was assigned to the Heavy Mortar Company, 31st Infantry Regiment making up part of the 31st Regimental Combat Team (RCT), then engaging enemy forces east of the Chosin Reservoir near Kaljon-ri, South Hamgyong Province, North Korea. On Nov. 29, remnants of the RCT began a fighting withdrawal to more defensible positions near Hagaru-ri, south of the reservoir. Lucas never made it to the lines at Hagaru-ri and was last seen on Nov. 30.

He was taken prisoner and died at Uisa-Ri known as Little Death Valley during the Death March to Kanggye.

His remains were later found in 2011 through DNA and interred in Arlington.
   
Comments/Citation
He will be buried July 11, 2008 in Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C. 

Member of the US Army Reserves
 
   
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