Wells, Joseph, M/Sgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1953, 1745, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment/C Company
Service Years
1951 - 1953

Master Sergeant


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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Jacksonville
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 15, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Memorial Cemetery - Jacksonville, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen1

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment
  1951-1953, 1745, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Master Sergeant Wells was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on July 15, 1953 and died of those wounds on July 28, 1953.
   
Comments/Citation
Joseph Wells, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 3d Infantry Division in Korea.

General Orders: Headquarters, 3d Infantry Division, General Orders No. 310 (1953)
   
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