Stidham, Lloyd, Cpl

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Engineer Corps
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Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1949-1950, 729, 65th Engineer Battalion/C Company
Service Years
1949 - 1950


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Casualty Date
Nov 27, 1950
Hostile, Died while Captured
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Korea, North
Korean War
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25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)65th Engineer Battalion
  1949-1950, 729, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1949-1950, 729, 65th Engineer Battalion/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1953 Korean War
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Last Known Activity

65th Engineer Combat Battalion
25th Infantry Division 

Corporal Lloyd Dale Stidham was a member of Company C, 65th Engineer Combat Battalion, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 27, 1950. 
Assigned to Company C, 65th Combat Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division.  On Nov. 25, 1950, Company C came under intense enemy attack when it was occupying a position near Hill 222 situated south of the Kuryong River east of the "Camel's Head" bend, North Korea.  The men were reported missing in action on Nov. 27.
The Army also was able to confirm that Lloyd and the soldiers found with him were executed by Chinese troops after they had surrendered.

Corporal Lloyd Dale Stidham then PFC was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal, Presidental Unit Citation Co C at Taegu, The Meritorious Unit Citation.
SN: RA15267441
MOS: 5729
Location of Loss: IPSOK - HILL 222 

He will be buried on April 13, 2009, in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home
3421 Harrodsburg Rd
Lexington, KY.

Burial is at Camp Nelson

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