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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1950 - 1951
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Home State
Iowa

Rifle Marksman

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Long Beach) - Long Beach, California
Wall Coordinates
Delphinium, lot 81
Jun 02, 1951
Service to 1951
Weapons Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Weapons Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Rank
Corporal
MOS
0311-Rifleman
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1950 - 1951
Battle for the Punch Bowl
Description
The Battle of the Punchbowl, was one of the last battles of the movement phase of the Korean War. Following the breakdown of armistice negotiations in August 1951, the United Nations Command decided t... More
Memories
Killed in Action
Died June 2, 1951 in Korea

BATTLE ZONE: PUNCHBOWL

Private First Class Taylor was a me




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1951 - 1951
Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
Description
MacArthur planned an amphibious landing at Inch' on, a port of the Yellow Sea 25 miles west of Seoul, to be followed by an advance to recapture the city and block North Korean troop movements and supp... More
1950 - 1950
Service from 1950
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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