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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private First Class
Service Years
1949 - 1950
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Home State
Indiana
Private First Class

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
Location of Interment
Wells Cemetery - Pennville, Indiana
Jul 28, 1950
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army of Occupation Medal 1945-1990
Criteria
The Army of Occupation Medal is a military award of the United States military which was established by the United States War Department on 5 April 1946. The medal was created in the aftermath of the ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1950
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Pusan - Korea, South
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1950 - 1950
25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1950 - 1950
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Osaka - Japan
MOS
4677-Military Policeman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1950 - 1950
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Private
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1949 - 1950
Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
Description
June to September 1950. Communist efforts to divide the South Koreans against themselves having failed, the North Koreans decided to attempt their subjugation by military force. At 0400, Sund
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1950 - 1950
Battle of Pusan Perimeter
Description
From the outbreak of the Korean War following the invasion of South Korea by North Korea on 25 June 1950, the North Korean Korean People's Army had enjoyed superiority in both manpower and eq
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1950 - 1950
Service from 1949

 
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