Blazejewski, Edward, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
4123-Medical Technician
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2003-2003, 4123, HHT, 8th US Cavalry
Service Years
1949 - 1950


Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Nov 01, 1950
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Korea, North
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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Combat Medical 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Cavalry Division 8th US Cavalry
  1949-1950, 4123, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
  2003-2003, 4123, 8th US Cavalry
  2003-2003, 4123, HHT, 8th US Cavalry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Osan
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Edward Frank Blazejewski was a medic with the Medical Company, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while tending his wounded comrades near Unsan, North Korea on 
November 1, 1950.

Corporal Edward Frank Blazejewski was assigned to Medical Company, 8th Cavalry Regiment, when his unit came under heavy artillery attack by Chinese forces near Unsan, North Korea, on Nov. 1, 1950. During the attack, Cpl. Blazejewski and other soldiers killed in action were left behind when their unit moved to a previous defensive position. A U.S. soldier who had been held as a prisoner of war by the North Koreans told debriefers that Blazejewski and others had been killed by a grenade explosion.
Hewas buried in Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C. on Friday, 11 August 2006. 

Corporal Edward Frank Blazejewski was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical Badge, the Presidential Unit Citation, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the Chryssoun Artistian Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece).

MOS 1409 Medical Technician
SN RA12340083
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