Mason, Robert Lee, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 1812, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1950 - 1950

Corporal



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1932
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SGT Robert Briggs (squadleader)-Deceased to remember Mason, Robert Lee, Cpl.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Wood County

Casualty Date
Nov 28, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
N/AKorean War Veterans Association (KWVA)Military Order of the Purple Heart
  2008, Combat Infantrymen's Association, N/A (Member) [Verified]
  2008, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment
  1950-1950, 1812, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1950, 1812, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment
 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/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
Robert Lee Mason was assigned to B Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment and was attached to the 31st Regimental Combat Team (RCT), 7th Infantry Division. 

The team was engaged against the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, from late November to early December, 1950. 

He died as result of intense enemy fire, His body was not recovered at the time.

His remains were eventually recovered and identified by 2008.

Cpl. Robert Lee Mason of Parkersburg, West Virginia, was interred in Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Ohio near his family,
   
Comments/Citation
Links:

http://www.koreanwar.org/html/korean_war_project_remembrance.html (fine photo)
http://www.salem-news.com/articles/april302008/korean_vets_4-30-08.php
   
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