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Phillip Perrin Barham

Phillip Perrin Barham
Nov 21, 1930 - Oct 10, 1951

Killed in Action

Private First Class Barham was a member of Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on October 10, 1951. Private First Class Barham was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

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George Robert Chesser

George R. Chesser
Nov 30, 1931 - Apr 11, 1951

Killed in Action

Private Chesser was a member of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on April 11, 1951. Private Chesser was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.

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Willie Kelton Goff

Willie Kelton Goff
Jan 2, 1931 - Sep 1, 1950

Killed in Action

Private First Class Goff was a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 1, 1950. Private First Class Goff was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

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Walter Harris

Walter Harris
1926 - Feb 22, 1951

Died while Prisoner of War

Sergeant Harris was a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and died while a prisoner on February 22, 1951. Sergeant Harris was awarded the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

Billy J. Jackson

Billy J. Jackson
Jan 25, 1931 - Sep 2, 1950

Missing in Action - Presumed Dead

Private First Class Jackson was a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on August 23, 1950 and returned to duty on August 28, 1950. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 2, 1950. Private First Class Jackson was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

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Billie Joe Jimerson

Billie Joe Jimerson
Dec 25, 1930 - Apr 25, 1951

Died while Prisoner of War

Corporal Jimerson was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and died while a prisoner on April 25, 1951. His remains were not recovered. Corporal Jimerson was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.

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National Korean War Veterans Memorial
Corporal Jimerson was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and died while a prisoner on April 25, 1951. His remains were not recovered.
Awarded
Combat Infantryman's Badge, Prisoner of War Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

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Honolulu Memorial; Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii
Billie was living in Navarro, TX when he entered the service and was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.
He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950 and died while a prisoner on April 25, 1951. His remains were never recovered.
His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
Corporal Jimerson was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.

Robert Floyd Johnson

Robert Floyd Johnson
May 19, 1919 - Jul 27, 1950

Killed in Action

Sergeant First Class Johnson was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Hadong, South Korea on July 27, 1950. For his leadership and valor, Sergeant First Class Johnson was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

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Honolulu Memorial; Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii
Sergeant First Class Robert Johnson was living in Navarro, TX when he entered the service and was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team.
He was Declared Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hadong, South Korea on July 27, 1950 and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were never recovered.
His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
For his leadership and valor, he was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.

Gene Donald Kingston

Gene Donald Kingston
Nov 29, 1930 - Feb 13, 1951

Missing in Action - Presumed Dead

Corporal Kingston was a member of Company D, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hoengsong, South Korea on February 13, 1951. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. Corporal Kingston was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

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Honolulu Memorial; Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii
Gene was living in Winkler, TX when he entered the service and was a member of Battery D, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division.
He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hoengsong, South Korea on February 13, 1951 and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were never recovered.
His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
Corporal Kingston was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.

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National Korean War Veterans Memorial
Corporal Kingston was a member of Company D, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hoengsong, South Korea on February 13, 1951. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.
Awarded
Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Leon Lee

Leon Lee
Jun 2, 1928 - Jul 24, 1953

Killed in Action

Private First Class Lee was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on July 24, 1953. Private First Class Lee was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

Notes:

  • Leon's parents were Plymouth and Birdie Lee and his siblings were P. W., Jimmie, Ruby, Rosa, Mattie Bear, Arthur and Birdie Louise.

John Robert Martin Jr.

John Robert Martin
Apr 18, 1920 - Aug 6, 1950

Killed in Action

Sergeant Martin was a member of the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 6, 1950. Sergeant Martin was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

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Horace Pace

Horace Pace
1929 - Nov 29, 1950

Killed in Action

Corporal Pace was a member of the 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 29, 1950. Corporal Pace was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

Calvin Haley Simons

Calvin Haley Simons
Jun 22, 1931 - Feb 21, 1951

Killed in Action

Private First Class Simons was a member of the 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Hoensong, South Korea on February 12, 1951. Private First Class Simons was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Notes:

  • Centerville Cemetery, Medina, Gibson County, Tennessee

  • s/o Willie green Simons & Hattie Lee (Martin) Simons

Clarence Weldon Swiney

Clarence W. Swiney
Mar 5, 1923 - Dec 15, 1950

Missing in Action - Presumed Dead

Sergeant Swiney was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 15, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. Sergeant Swiney was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.

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National Korean War Veterans Memorial
Sergeant Swiney was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 15, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.

Awarded
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge

Aubrey E. Thompson

Aubrey E. Thompson
Jul 17, 1927 - Apr 25, 1951

Killed in Action

Sergeant Thompson was a member of the 555th Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on April 25, 1951. Sergeant Thompson was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.

Notes:

  • Marker Photo at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; Section N, Site 157


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