Graham, William Milton, Pfc

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Armor
Primary Unit
1950-1952, 4733, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
Service Years
1943 - 1952

Private First Class


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bexar
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 02, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
Location of Interment
Roselawn Cemetery - Pueblo, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1949-1950, 4677, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1950-1952, 4733, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1950-1952, 4733, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Second Battle of Seoul
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1951 CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of Kapyong
  1951-1951 CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of the Imjin River
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 12, 2016, General Photos
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Comments/Citation
     PFC William Milton Graham (RA 17147148) was born in Bexar County, Texas in 1925. He enlisted for WWII in 1943.  He enlisted again sometime before the US entered the Korean War and was assigned to the 25th Reconnaissance Company of the 25th Infantry Division which was doing Occupation Duty in Osaka, Japan.  In July of 1950 they were sent to Korea and landed at Pusan, South Korea on July 17, 1950.  So, for 20 months William was in combat and was killed on the second drive into North Korea.
     Also, his sister, Betty Jean Graham was the one who signed for his memorial grave stone on July 17, 1952.
   
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen3/4 Cav Association
  1952, Korean War Fallen
  1988, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
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