Jefferson, Leroy, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
11E40-Platoon Sergeant, Armored Platoon
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 11E40, 9th Infantry Division
Service Years
1951 - 1967

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1933
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Darlington, SC
Last Address
Darlington, SC

Casualty Date
Dec 20, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Benning Post Cemetery - Fort Benning, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32E 031

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Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
Start Year
1952
End Year
1953

Description
Third Korean Winter, 1 December 1952 - 30 April 1953. Meanwhile the armistice talks had stalled. Discord over several issues, but principally the exchange of prisoners of war, had prevented any agreement in the latter part of 1951. This disagreement was heightened in January 1952. The U.N. delegates proposed to give captives a choice of repatriation, so that those who did not wish to return to Communist control could be repatriated elsewhere. The enemy delegates protested vigorously, insisting that all captives held by the Eighth Army be returned to their side. When the enemy failed to respond to U.N. efforts to settle the question, the U.N. delegation on 7 October called an indefinite recess in the armistice negotiations. Both military operations and armistice talks remained stalemated and, as the year 1952 ended, peace prospects seemed as remote as at its beginning.
 
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1952
To Year
1953
 
Last Updated:
Jun 8, 2017
   
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  332 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abbate, Vincent, PFC, (1952-1954)
  • Adomaitis, Antonas, T/Sgt, (1951-1953)
  • Bertoli, Richard, Cpl, (1952-1954)
  • Borseth, David, 1SG, (1952-1973)
  • Cascio, Joseph, SFC, (1951-1953)
  • Cobb, Bernard R., LTC, (1948-1970)
  • Dalton, Bob, SFC, (1951-1971)
  • Dick, Vernon E, SFC, (1951-1953)
  • Gaspard, George Wallace, LTC, (1944-1987)
  • Grange, David E., Jr., LTG, (1943-1984)
  • Harris, Stanley, Cpl, (1952-1954)
  • Harvey, George, PFC, (1952-1955)
  • Haught, John Lee, Cpl, (1946-1954)
  • Hoffer, Ervin, SFC, (1948-1968)
  • Kelley, Billie, CSM, (1947-1976)
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