Puleo, John Vincent, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
0400-Basic Logistics Marine
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1952-1952, 0311, H Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
Service Years
1946 - 1952



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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Casualty Date
Oct 06, 1952
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Korea, North
Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952/Attack of Combat Outpost Frisco
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
R, 1423

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Korean War Fallen
  1952, Korean War Fallen

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Rifle Sharpshooter

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1946, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
Mardet NAB Argentia, NewfoundlandMarine Barracks11th Marine Regiment3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
  1947-1948, 0400, Mardet NAB Argentia, Newfoundland
  1948-1950, 0400, Marine Barracks Quonset Point, RI
  1950-1952, 0143, 1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)
  1952-1952, 0311, H Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952/Attack of Combat Outpost Frisco
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Puleo was killed in the fierce fighting at Outpost "Frisco" while serving with H Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines in Kroea.

He had served with MOS 405, Personnel and Administrative Section,with duty in Brooklyn Navy Yard, Naval Operating Base Argentia Newfoundland, 1947-1948. Reenlisted at Newfoundland, transfered to Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, Rhode Island,  July 1948.

January 1949, Marine Detachment, Naval Training Center, San Diego. Then, assigned to H&S Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, MOS 405.

January 1950, MOS 143, with A Battery, 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division FMF at Camp Pendleton. Then in July 1950, he is with Hq. MCS, Quantico, Virginia. In October 1950, attending Electrical Machine Operators course. January 1951, at Quantico with MOS 4011. Then, in July 1951, MOS 0300 attached at Quantico.

October 1951, rank of Pvt. MOS 0300, to Hq. Battalion Training at Camp Pendleton. 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment, T&R Command,  Camp Pendleton.

January 1952, rank restored ot PFC. Assigned to H Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Korea in combat.

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