Blazejewski, Edward, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
4123-Medical Technician
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2003-2003, 4123, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade (Horse) 1st Cavalry Division/HHT
Service Years
1949 - 1950

Corporal



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Elizabeth
Last Address
Union

Casualty Date
Nov 01, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
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
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade (Horse) 1st Cavalry Division
  1949-1950, 4123, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  2003-2003, 4123, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade (Horse) 1st Cavalry Division
  2003-2003, 4123, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade (Horse) 1st Cavalry Division/HHT
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Osan
  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
 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.
   
Comments/Citation
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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