Vaughan, Wilson H., PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 4745, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Sutherlin
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 06, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Union United Methodist Church Cemetery - Halifax Co, Virginia
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
7th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment
  1950-1953, 4745, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 4745, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment/B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Private First Class Vaughan was a member of the 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 2, 1950 and died while a prisoner on September 6, 1953.

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission
   
Comments/Citation
Wilson is buried at Union United Methodist Church Cemetery, South Boston, Halifax County, Virginia.
   
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