Willmsen, Lee Elroy, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Machine Gunner or Crewman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 4745, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment/C Company
Service Years
1952 - 1953

Private First Class

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SFC Anthony E. Santa Maria, IV to remember Willmsen, Lee Elroy, Pfc.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 20, 1953
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment
  1952-1953, 4745, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Willmsen was a member of the 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on July 19, 1953 and died of those wounds the following day.
Lee is buried at Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Sibley County, MN.
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