Vanden Berghe, Donald Francis, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 1745, G Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry
Service Years
1946 - 1953


Two Service Stripes

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 23, 1953
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
New Saint Joseph Cemetery - Bedford, New Hampshire
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1995, Korean War Fallen3
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
US Marine Corps2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment
  1946-1951, US Marine Corps
  1952-1953, 1745, G Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1948-1949 Operation Beleaguer (China)
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Corporal Vanden Berghe was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at CT997396 in North Korea on July 23, 1953.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
Per USMC Muster Rolls, Donald participated in Operation Beleaguer (China).

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