Burks, Joseph Harlow, HN

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Last Rank
Hospitalman
Last Primary MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Last MOSGroup
Navy (FMF)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 23XX, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
Service Years
1944 - 1950

Hospitalman

 
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 Personal Details 


Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Columbus, OH
Last Address
Columbus, OH

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Union Cemetery - Columbus, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family RegistryTHE CHOSIN FEW
  2015, Korean War Fallen
  2015, United States Navy Memorial
  2015, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, THE CHOSIN FEW

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Lenawee (APA-195)1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
  1944-1945, PhM-0000, USS Lenawee (APA-195)
  1950-1950, 23XX, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jan 27, 1955, The Columbia Dispatch
  Oct 20, 2015, General Photos3
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Navy Hospital Corpsman Burks was attached to C Co 1st Bn 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. On December 2, 1950, while tending his wounded comrades at Hagaru-ri, North Korea, he received multiple hits from enemy small arms fire. 
   
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