Linton, Robert James, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 0311, 5th Marine Regiment
Service Years
1952 - 1953

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1933
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Midland

Casualty Date
Mar 26, 1953
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Unit Assignments
1st Marine Division, I MEF1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment5th Marine Regiment
  1952-1953, 1st Marine Division, I MEF
  1952-1953, 0311, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1952-1953, 0311, 5th Marine Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)/Battle of Bunker Hill
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952/Operation Counter
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)/Battle of the Outposts (Vegas - Reno - Carson)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)/Battle of the Outposts (Vegas - Reno - Carson)
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Last Known Activity
Robert James Linton
Midland, Michigan
Born July 20, 1933
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1185076
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died March 26, 1953 in Korea
Private First Class Linton was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. On March 26, 1953, he was defending "Outpost Reno". He was listed as Missing in Action when his position was overrun by two Chinese battalions. Private First Class Linton was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
   
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