Lucas, Steven, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
4745-Mortar Gunner or Crewman 60mm
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 4745, Heavy Mortar Company, 31st Infantry
Service Years
1947 - 1953


Two Service Stripes

Seven Overseas Service Bars

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Johnson City
Last Address
82 Main Street, Johnson City, NY 13790

Casualty Date
Nov 30, 1950
Hostile, Died while Captured
Intentional Homicide
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 59, Site 3352

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
American Battle Monuments CommissionKorean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1950, 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
7th Infantry Division31st Infantry
  1950-1953, 4745, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4745, Heavy Mortar Company, 31st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1947-1948 US Occupation of Japan
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
 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.

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