Lindsay, Francis, Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
3795-Tank Driver
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2003-2003, 3795, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
Service Years
1946 - 1950

Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1929
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Esther

Casualty Date
Nov 02, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA)Military Order of the Purple HeartUS Armor Association
  2008, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, US Armor Association


 Ribbon Bar

Pistol
Carbine

 
 Unit Assignments
24th Infantry Division70th Tank Battalion1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1946-1950, 3795, 24th Infantry Division
  1946-1950, 3795, 70th Tank Battalion/B Troop
  2003-2003, 3795, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
 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
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Osan
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Lindsay was a member of Company B, 70th Medium Tank Battalion, 24th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 2, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.

Gene had been assigned to the 8th Cavalry Regiment when Chinese forces attacked on the night of November 1-2, 1950. After the battle, nearly 400 soldiers from the unit were declared missing or killed in action.
   
Comments/Citation
For his leadership and valor, Sergeant Francis Eugene Lindsay was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, 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. 
Chryssoun Aristion Andrias (Bravery Gold Medal of Greece) for KOREA

MOS 4795
SN RA17195752 
   
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