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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1948 - 1950
MOS
2511-Field Wireman
Home State
Wisconsin

Rifle Marksman

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Forest Home Cemetery - Marinette, Wisconsin
Wall Coordinates
Lot 8 Row 3 Site 4
Nov 28, 1950
Service to 1950
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/Weapons Co
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/Weapons Co
Rank
Corporal
Location
Yudam-ni - Korea, North
MOS
2511-Field Wireman
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1950 - 1950
Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
Description
The Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as the Chosin Reservoir Campaign or the Changjin Lake Campaign was a decisive battle in the Korean War. "Chosin" is the Japanese pronunciation of the Korean ... More
Memories
Killed in Action
Died November 28, 1950 in Korea

BATTLE ZONE: CHOSIN RESERVOIR
TOWN OR AREA: YUDAM-NI

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1950 - 1950
Service from 1948
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
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Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
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National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
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Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
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Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
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United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
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Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
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