Blankenburg, John Andrew, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
1361-Engineer Assistant
Last MOSGroup
Engineer, Construction And Equipment
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 1361, A Co, 1st Combat Engineer Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1950

Sergeant

 
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 Personal Details 


Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lefors
Last Address
Lefors

Casualty Date
Dec 01, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Fairview Cemetery - Pampa, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section A

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenMarine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA)THE CHOSIN FEW
  1950, Korean War Fallen
  2008, Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA) [Verified]
  2016, THE CHOSIN FEW

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
USMC (United States Marine Corps)Marine Barracks Puget Sound Naval ShipyardUS Navy1st Provisional Marine Brigade, III MEF
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5), 5th Marine Regiment1st Combat Engineer Bn
  1942-1945, 2nd Separate Engineer Bn
  1945-1945, Marine Barracks Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
  1948-1948, Naval Ammunition Depot Hastings NE, US Navy
  1948-1949, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, III MEF
  1949-1949, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1949-1949, 1381, 3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1950-1950, 1361, A Co, 1st Combat Engineer Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1944-1944 Eastern Mandates Campaign (1944)/Operation Flintlock
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of the Pusan Permineter
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
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