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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1945 - 1950
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Home State
Washington

Rifle Marksman

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
remains not recovered
Nov 28, 1950
Service to 1950
A Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
A Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Rank
Corporal
Location
Pusan - Korea
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1950 - 1950
Naval Ordnance Test Station China Lake, US Navy
Naval Ordnance Test Station China Lake, US Navy
Rank
Corporal
Location
NavWepSta China Lake - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1949 - 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
Comments
24 Nov 1950
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
Comments
24 Aug 1950 - Pusan Perimeter
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

Corporal Osterberg was a member of Company A, 1st Ba


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1950 - 1950
Marine Barracks Hawthorne, NV
Marine Barracks Hawthorne, NV
Rank
Corporal
Location
Hawthorne - Nevada
Comments
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1948 - 1949
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1949
USS General William Mitchell (T-AP-114)
USS General William Mitchell (T-AP-114)
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1947 - 1948
Sea School MCRD San Diego
Sea School MCRD San Diego
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
MCRD SAN DIEGO - California
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1947 - 1947
Marine Barracks Moffett Field, CA.
Marine Barracks Moffett Field, CA.
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
NAS Moffett Field - California
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1946 - 1947
Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), VA
Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), VA
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Norfolk - Virginia
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Show Comments
1946 - 1946
MARDET USS Northampton (CA-26)
MARDET USS Northampton (CA-26)
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Show Comments
1946 - 1946
Marine Barracks Philadelphia, PA
Marine Barracks Philadelphia, PA
Rank
Private
Location
Philadelphia - Pennsylvania
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1945
Sea School MCRD San Diego
Sea School MCRD San Diego
Rank
Private
Location
MCRD SAN DIEGO - California
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1945
Service from 1945
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
Description
Description Pending
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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
Comments
Comments Pending
0
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
Comments
Comments Pending
0
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.
Description
Description Pending
0
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
Comments
Comments Pending
0
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
Comments
Comments Pending
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