McGuire, Patrick W., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1951, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Private First Class

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Mount Oliver, Pennsylvania

Casualty Date
May 30, 1951
Hostile, Died while Missing
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, North
Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
Location of Interment
Saint Michaels Cemetery - Mount Oliver, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1950-1950, 4677, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1950-1950, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
  1950-1951, 4745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1950-1951, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive 3
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Second Battle of Seoul
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of the Imjin River
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of Kapyong
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 04, 2014, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Patrick W. McGuire (RA 13345354)  Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania in 1933.  Enlisted in the Army around 1950 and was assigned to the 25th Reconnaissace Company of the 25th Infantry Division most likely while it was doing Occupation Duty in Osaka, Japan.  The unit was committed to the Korean War on July 13, 1950 leaving Yokohama, Japan and landing in Pusan on July 17, 1950 and was immeddiately committed to battle.  According to some records, PFC Patrick W. McGuire was awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry In Action.  However, I am not able, thus far, to find the Citation for it.  Not all are available.   He was Killed In Action while Missing In Action in North Lorea.  His body has never been recovered.  He is listed on the Hawaiian Memorial.
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Korean War Fallen3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Association
  1951, Korean War Fallen1
  1988, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Association [Verified]
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