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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Service Years
1943 - 1951
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Home State
Massachusetts
Sergeant First Class

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Puritan Lawn Memorial Park - Peabody, Massachusetts
Mar 30, 1951
Service to 1951
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Awarded posthumously, per headstone application.
1951
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
Awarded posthumously, per headstone application.
1951
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
He was seriously Wounded in Action by the enemy in South Korea on March 29, 1951 and died of those wounds the following day.
1951
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Streamer embroidered CHOKSONG
1951
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Streamer embroidered SEGOK
1951
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Streamer embroidered KOWANG-NI
1951
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
First UN Counteroffensive, 25 January - 21 April 1951
1951
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Streamer embroidered UIJONGBU CORRIDOR
1951
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Streamer embroidered IRON TRIANGLE
1951
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
1951
Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
Description
A reconnaissance in force by elements of the 1st Cavalry Division on 22 January revealed that the enemy had withdrawn from frontline positions. The task force returned after having met little resistan... More
1951 - 1951
7th Infantry Regiment
7th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Area not reported. - Korea, South
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1950 - 1951
3rd Infantry Division
3rd Infantry Division
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Area not reported. - Korea, South
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1950 - 1951
Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
Description
On 1 November Chinese elements were identified south of the Changjin Reservoir, and within ten days twelve divisions of the Chinese Communist Forces were identified. In the northwest, strong enemy att... More
1950 - 1951
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Streamer embroidered COLMAR
1950
National Defense Service Medal (1950-1954)
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
1950
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
CCF Intervention, 3 November 1950 - 24 January 1951
1950
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Enlisted 19 March 1943, per NARA AAD.
1943
Service from 1943

 
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