Morone, John Ernest, 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
1951-1951, 4745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
Service Years
1946 - 1951

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Jackson Heights
Last Address
Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, NY 11735-1211

Casualty Date
Oct 21, 1951
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Illness, Disease
Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1947-1949, 677, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1947-1950, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
  1950-1950, 4745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1950-1951, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
  1951-1951, 4745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1949-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Second Battle of Seoul
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Ripper
  1951-1951 CCF Spring Offensive (1951)/Operation Dauntless
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of the Imjin River
  1951-1951 CCF Spring Offensive (1951)/Operation Detonate
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Battle of Kapyong
  1951-1951 CCF Spring Offensive (1951)/Operation PileDriver
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 28, 2014, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC John Ernest Morone (RA 12258948)  was born May 9, 1929 in Jackson Heights, Queens County, New York.  He entered the Army at 17 on July 26, 1946.   He was already in occupation duty in Japan, when his unit  the 25th Reconnaissance Company of the 25th Infantry Division was committed to battle on July 17, 1950 when it landed at Pusan, South Korea.  Apparently, John fought for 15 months before developing Epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever.  He was sent to the 121st Evacuation Hospital where he died on October 21, 1951.
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen3/4 Cav Association
  1951, Korean War Fallen1
  1988, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
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