Eaton, Jack Richmond, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 0311, Weapons Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Private 1st Class


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
National City, CA

Casualty Date
Sep 11, 1951
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Korea, South
Korean War
Location of Interment
Glen Abbey Memorial Park - Bonita, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Lot 3 Section 134 Block 62

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1951, Korean War Fallen

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1951-1951, 0311, Weapons Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Birth:  Jan. 9, 1932
San Diego County
California, USA
Death:  Sep. 11, 1951, South Korea

"Private First Class Eaton was a member of Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy north of Inje, South Korea on September 11, 1951. Private First Class Eaton was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll" [from]

The newly-built (1951) Upper Sweetwater Valley Volunteer Fire Department Hall in Bonita, CA was named for him shortly after his death.

Mother's maiden name was Gleghorn, per California Birth Index.
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