Tucker, Frank Beckwith, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 1542, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry
Service Years
1943 - 1951

Infantry

Captain



Eight Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Welch
Last Address
Fort Campbell, KY

Casualty Date
Sep 29, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Zion Episcopal Churchyard - Charles Town, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  2013, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Airborne Glider BadgeMaster Parachutist

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 511th Infantry (Airborne)3rd Battalion, 511th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry
  1947-1950, 1542, 1st Battalion, 511th Infantry (Airborne)
  1950-1950, 1542, 3rd Battalion, 511th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1950-1951, 1542, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry
  1951-1951, 1542, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Colleges Attended 
University of VirginiaUnited States Military Academy
  1942-1943, University of Virginia
  1943-1946, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Died while leading a bayonet charge by Company A, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division against a Chinese-held hilltop in Korea.

 
   
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