Wotring, Gerald Edwin, Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 4812, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Sergeant


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pierce
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 31, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 2nd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  1950, Korean War Fallen
  1950, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4812, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
  1950-1953, 4812, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

SGT GERALD EDWIN WOTRING

38TH INFANTRY REGIMENT

M CO 3 BN

2ND INFANTRY DIVISION

ARMY

HOSTILE, DIED WHILE MISSING (MIA)

REMAINS NOT RECOVERED

DATE OF LOSS: NOVEMBER 26, 1950

SERVICE NUMBER: RA13329391

BORN: JULY 23, 1932

HOME OR PLACE OF ENLISTMENT

PRESTON COUNTY, WV

LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: CHONGCHON RIVER

TOWN OR AREA: KUJANG AREA EAST

Comments: Sergeant Wotring was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 7, 1950 and returned to duty on September 26, 1950. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 26, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. Jacqueline Mahoney, his niece, remembers him as "Uncle Gerry."

FINAL DISPOSITION DATE: DECEMBER 31, 1953

KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO: 33181


BURIED AT THE AURORA CEMETERY IN AURORA WEST VIRGINIA

   
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