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461st Infantry Battalion - Heavy Mortars


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Entry: 82196
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CO C JUNE/JULY 1953 DESIMONE

LINDA DESIMONE BEDER wrote on February 21, 2012


City and State: WESTLAKE OH

Unit: 461ST HEAVY MORTARS

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Looking for any memories of Nick DeSimone, photos of that time.
Photos need not include him. Thank you.


Keywords: DeSimone, Cox, Esposito, June/July 1953


Entry: 79394
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88TH INF.COMP C HEAVY MORTOR BATTALION

CHARLES JAMES JR. wrote on June 22, 2011


City and State: NORRISTOWN PA

Unit: 88TH INF COP.C.H.M. BATTALION

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:  


Entry: 77946
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1STSGT FOWLER. WHERE ARE YOU??

BRADLEY GRUBBS wrote on February 21, 2011


City and State: ADDISON TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My father ANCEL GRUBBS served from Oct 1950 to Nov 1951 as a radio operator. He was also a master barber so he cut many heads of hair as one of his contributions as well as doing morning reports for 1st SGT Fowler. He often referes to First Sargent Fowler as his "Guardian Angel". Dad would like very much to reach Sgt Fowler who is Patti Page's brother. Please let us know if you have any information. God bless.. The GRUBBS family

Keywords: Heavy Morter 4.2, Korea Oct 1950 to Nov 1951. First Sargent Fowler. Patti Page.


Entry: 76754
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RICHARD DALE DONALDSON AND PAUL DONALDSON

SARAH DONALDSON wrote on November 13, 2010


City and State: MADERA CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Any information on either:

Richard Dale Donaldson - Killed in Korea 1952

or his brother (my father)

Paul L. Donaldson, served in Korea in 1952 to 1954 (no 100% on dates)

My father passed when I was very young and I don't have much information on either men.
Thank you.


Keywords: Richard Dale Donaldson was killed in Korea (North Korea, I think?) Does anyone know of him or servie in his unit?
His Brother, my father - Paul L. Donaldson also served in Korea, A1C AirForce.



Entry: 76355
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HILL 406

NYLEN SHELTON wrote on October 6, 2010


City and State: TULSA OK

Unit: 6147TH TAC CON GP, USAF

Service or Relationship: AIR FORCE VETERAN

Comments: I was the pilot of an AT6 who directed a flight of F-84's in a napalm attack in defense of Hill 406 on July 20, 1953. I would like to hear from anyone who was on the ground, defending Hill 406 on that day.

Keywords: 7-20-1953 battle, Hill 406, Napalm attack, AT6


Entry: 75690
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WHO KNOWS MY BROTHER, E. C. MAGEE?

DELOY MAGEE wrote on August 3, 2010


City and State: FREEVILLE NY

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Sometime during his 2nd tour of duty, he was placed in a Heavy Mortar group. Then around 1958 or 1959 while on the battlefield, E.C. loaded a shell. The shell blew up and he was critically injured. E.C was first hospitalized somewhere overseas. He was there for a few months then he was well enough to be transported to a hospital state side and hospitalized for nearly a year. He never returned to the military. He passed away in 2005. When we contacted the military, the US Gov. was unable to find his records. My brother's records were probably destroyed in a fire according to US Gov. Maybe his tags were destroyed during the explosion and he was unidentified. Is there anyone in a M.A.S.H. unit that may remember such an incident? Can anyone remember E.C.? E.C. was a well-liked man. He was kind, generous, liked cigars and loved beer, lived in Texas with his girlfriend/now wife, Vera. Like many veterans he didn't like to talk about his war experience. It really leaves a hole in the information we have to give to help anyone remember him....I do remember him saying something about being on Pork Chop Hill, if that helps anyone.
We think that Edward Charles (E.C.) Magee deserves to be buried with a military head stone and full honors deserving a veteran. Now that I think about it...I don't think he ever received a Purple Heart!
PLEASE HELP US DO THIS FOR HIM. Thank you for any help you can give.
Sincerely,
Family of E.C. Magee


Keywords: I found this website watching History Detectives on WCNY/PBS. I'm hoping someone can help us.--
Edward Charles (E.C.) Magee, dob 1-19-33 An African American who enlisted in U.S. Army at Collins, MS around 1951. E.C. was a well-liked man. He was friendly, generous, liked cigars and loved beer.



Entry: 75689
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WHO KNOWS MY BROTHER, E. C. MAGEE?

DELOY MAGEE wrote on August 3, 2010


City and State: FREEVILLE NY

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: During his 2nd tour of duty, he was placed in the Heavy Mortar group. Then sometime around 1958 or 1959 while on the battlefield after loading a shell, the shell blew up and he was critically injured. He was shipped state side and hospitalized for nearly a year. He never returned to the military. He passed away in 2005. When we contacted the military, the US Gov. was unable to find his records. My brother's records were probably destroyed in a fire according to US Gov. Can anyone remember E.C.? E.C. was a well-liked man. He was kind, generous, liked cigars and loved beer. Like many veterans he didn't like to talk about his war experience. It really leaves a hole in the information we have to give to help anyone remember him....I do remember him saying something about being on Pork Chop Hill, if that helps anyone.
We think that Edward Charles (E.C.) Magee deserves to be buried with a military head stone and full honors deserving a veteran. PLEASE HELP US DO THIS FOR HIM.
Sincerely,
Family of E.C. Magee


Keywords: I found this website watching History Detectives on PBS.
Edward Charles (E.C.) Magee, dob 1-19-33 Enlisted in U.S. Army at Collins, MS around 1951. E.C. was a well-liked man. He was friendly, generous, liked cigars and loved beer.



Entry: 75536
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PETER VERN BACH

HILARY BACH wrote on July 22, 2010


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My father-in-law was in the 461st infantry Bn. He never, ever talked
about the war, in fact at his funeral several extended family members on
his wife's side didn't even know he was in the war and many of us found
out for the first time he was a POW. My husband and his sister had him
buried with full military honors. He died October 26, 2009 from
Parkinsons Disease, his wife preceded him in death the year before. His
full name was Peter Vern Bach- just wondering if anyone remembers him?
He took a ton of slide photography in Korea, he was quite the amateur
photographer in his life. His wife donated the slides to the war museum
in Madison, WI (I hope they still have them archived).


Keywords: Pork chop hill


Entry: 71603
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PASSING OF MAJ. WILLIAM L SMITH

ROBERT (ROB) SMITH wrote on September 12, 2009


City and State: CINCINNATI OH

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments: Maj. William L Smith will be laid to rest at Gates Of Heaven Cemetary on 9-14-2009 in Cincinnati Ohio
He served with the 461st "C Infantry Battalion (heavy Mortor) in Korea from 6-1-1952 - 2-15-1953
Memorials may be made to; St. Rita School for the Deaf 1720 Glendale Milford Rd Cincinnati Ohio 45215.
May you fly with the angles in paridise forever. Rip my loving father you will be missed but not forgotten


Keywords:


Entry: 67190
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C CO 52-53

MARK SWOVERLAND wrote on September 13, 2008


City and State: ELKHART IN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Looking for what ever people would share of experiences with PFC Swoverland in Korea, I have some pictures, that I will have to go thru, Tom passed away years ago at age 57, just looking for information.

Keywords: Thomas P. Swoverland(PFC,CO C, 2nd Chem Mortar, 461st Inf Bn (Heavy Mortar, 88th Inf Bn, 1952, 1953


Entry: 65460
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LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO WAS DEFENDING HILL 406 IN KOREA ON JULY 20, 1953

NYLEN SHELTON wrote on May 1, 2008


City and State: TULSA OK

Unit: 6147TH TACTICAL CONTROL GROUP

Service or Relationship: AIR FORCE VETERAN

Comments: I was the AT6 pilot ("Mosquito") who directed a flight of F-84s in a napalm attack on enemy troops who were storming hill 406 on July 20, 1953. I was told that the hill was defended by an American battalion which was in danger of being over-run by a superior-size enemy force. The napalm attack was highly successful in that many enemy troops were killed, 20 wounded were captured, and the attack was halted. I have often wondered who the defenders were, what there situation was that day, and how the napalm attack looked from their perspective. I'm hoping that someone will read this and contact me with their recollections of that day.

Keywords: Hill 406, July 20, 1953, AT6 Aircraft, "Mosquitos"


Entry: 65452
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EARLY KOREAN WAR YEARS

THOMAS FLANNERY wrote on April 30, 2008


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My Grandfather served in the early Korean War, first in the 2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion and then the 461st. He never told me much about his time in the war except for one story in which he said his unit was attached to a British division and how he hated the fact that they would break for tea every day at 4PM no matter what was going on. My grandfathers name was Erwin Hartmann and he was a Corporal (T) and was drafted from Cincinnatti Ohio. If anyone out there knows someone who would have served with my grandfather I would appreciate getting in contact with you to exchange stories and to try to figure out what exactly my grandfather went through,

Thanks,

Thomas


Keywords: 2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion/461st Infantry Battalion in early Korean War


Entry: 65404
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ANY INFO OR PICS OF COMP C 461ST

ROBERT (ROB) SMITH wrote on April 26, 2008


City and State: CINCINNATI OH

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments:

Keywords: my dad served in korea 1951-1953 he was with company c 461st infantry battlion (snipers ridge) he was a private first class then william smith, called him smity. anyone have info or pics i would like to hear from you.dads still alive but has touch of dementria and would like to see if info might help him. Thanks god bless the usa vets


Entry: 65240
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LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO SERVED WITH MY FATHER

MARK PRICE wrote on April 13, 2008


City and State: KILBOURNE LA

Unit: 461ST INFANTRY BATTALION

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I have photos and news dispatches from the 461st for the 13-17 june battle of this unit where it lost all but 7 of its 36 mortars due to being overrun by the enemy> My father John L. Price served with this unit during 1952-1953 and I have photots of him and others in this unit he was a cpl. and said he use to drive some of the officers around because the chinese could never hit him with a RCL. He was wounded when he drove a truck over a land mine but stayed on the front, after they bandaged his hand it killed everyone else in the truck. If any one served with my father I would realy like to know you He passed away in 1988.

Keywords: 461ST INFANTRY BATTALION(HEAVY MORTAR) 88TH INFANTRY BATTALION (HEAVY MORTAR) 1952-1953


Entry: 65238
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LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO KNEW MY FATHER

MARK PRICE wrote on April 13, 2008


City and State: KILBOURNE LA

Unit: 461ST INF BATT. HEAVY MORTAR

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO WAS WITH MY FATHER

Keywords: Chip-Li, Chup-ari, Kumsong, Pukitan River Valley, hill601?, finger ridge


Entry: 63783
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17TH HEAVY MORTAR CO

DON MCCLOSKEY wrote on January 11, 2008


City and State: NINE MILE FALLS WA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON ON THIS MAN. HE WAS CHINESE AMERICAN CITIZEN; WHO DID HE SERVE WITH? WHAT BATTLES? ANY INFO AT ALL APPRECIATED

Keywords: GAN FEE GIN; FEE,GIN G; GIN, G, FEE; 17TH HEAVY MORTAR CO; 7TH DIV; SERVED FROM SEPT 1951 TO JUNE 1953


Entry: 59523
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461ST INF. BAT.

DELPHIN DICKSON wrote on January 8, 2007


City and State:

Unit: 461ST INF. BATTALION

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: looking for buddies from 1953,chuck eason from blyth ca., i was asst. gunner gun #3 of the 3rd platoon. we were over run twice with. in a month while supporting so. korean troops other names i remember are lt, shysis(sic)lt. cox. nick de simone, esposito, potter, perkins,rodrguez,


Entry: 59421
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LOOING FOR MEMBERS OF 461ST INFANTRY BN - HEAVY MORTARS

ARTHUR (JOE) PAIVA JR. wrote on December 28, 2006


City and State: GAITHERSBURG MD

Unit: MY DAD WAS IN 461ST INFANTRY BN - HEAVY MORTARS

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My dad (Art Paiva) was in the 461st Infantry Bn - Heavy Mortars at the end of the war. He fought at Finger Ridge and in the Kumsong-Hwachon bulge in the spring and summer of 1953.

I want to find other people who were in his unit and arrange for them to get together and/or talk.


Keywords: 461st Infantry Bn - Heavy Mortars,. Kumsong-Hwachon, Finger-Ridge, Finger Ridge, Hill 612, Hill 406, Hill 633, Hill 723, 11th ROK Division, Hill 552, Hill 584



Entry: 59025
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LOOKING FOR INFO ON MARIANO RUIZ

LARRY ARAGON wrote on September 25, 2006


City and State: AURORA CO

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FRIEND OF VETERAN

Comments: Need info on Mariano ruiz for family history

Keywords: 88th heavy mortars?


Entry: 59024
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LOOKING FOR INFO ON MARIANO RUIZ

LARRY ARAGON wrote on September 25, 2006


City and State: AURORA CO

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FRIEND OF VETERAN

Comments: Need info on Mariano ruiz for family history

Keywords: 88th heavy mortars?


Entry: 58846
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461ST C COMPANY 1953

ANTHONY (TONY) CIMORELLI III wrote on September 11, 2006


City and State: SPOTSYLVANIA VA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: MARINE VETERAN

Comments: Found more info on my father, Tony Cimorelli, who was with "C" Co 461st/88th Inf Bn. He was with FDC I think and later went to be a wireman in Sasebo. I have a copy of the "Esprit de Corps" from 9th Corps Aug '54.

Mentions PFC Bernard Conway, PFC Orville Weiss, Sgt Harvey Yoakum, PFC Donald Olds, SFC Melvin Kist or Krist, PFC William Harvey, 2LT Joseph Ciminc, Cpl William Moore, Cpl Baltazar Jimeniz, Lt Nils Anderson, and my Dad.

Also have a letter to him from Cpl Henry Ruiz(?)

He got a CIB dtd 19 Aug 53 and a Dist Unit Citation for the 88th Inf Bn 11 Nov 53.

Am curious when he joined the 461st and what battles he fought in.

If you want a copy drop me an e-mail.

Semper Fi

Tony III


Keywords: Charlie Company 461st Inf 88th Inf FDC Chorwon Valley


Entry: 58630
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LOOKING FOR CIMORELLI

ANTHONY (TONY) CIMORELLI III wrote on August 25, 2006


City and State: SPOTSYLVANIA VA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: MARINE VETERAN

Comments: Looking for members of my fathers unit in Korea 53-54 and any unit history. He was with the 461st/88th and a platoon sergeant with four duece mortars. Believe he worked fire direction control. He is gone now but the legacy lives on through me, his son, USMC 20 years, and now his grandson, just graduated Fort Benning - Infantry - Mortars. Hooah and Semper Fi.

Keywords: Finger Ridge Chorwon Valley four duece 4.2 mortars


Entry: 55045
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KOREAN WAR WEAPONS

DAVID SMALLWOOD JR. wrote on January 6, 2006


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 55043
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KOREAN WAR WEAPONS

DAVID SMALLWOOD JR. wrote on January 6, 2006


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 48508
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461ST INFANTRY BATTALION ABLE CO.

JOHN PAIVA wrote on January 30, 2005


City and State: FREEDOM NH

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Please e mail me with any info to give my dad. Thanks.

Keywords: June of 1953 to November of 1953. My father is Arthur J Paiva. Refers to his service very little but is interested in contacting others he served with. Dates of July 13th and 14th very significant to him. Credits Arthur Murphy for saving him and others.


Entry: 47829
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1ST CAV, 5TH REG, HEAVY MORTAR COMPANY

TRISH GRIEME wrote on December 31, 2004


City and State: SLAYTON MN

Unit: 1ST CAV, 5TH REG, HEAVY MORTAR COMPANY

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I'm looking for anybody who might know my father-in-law (DONALD GRIEME). He landed in Korea on May 1, 1952.

I'd love nothing more than to reconnect him with some of his military buddies. He is especially interested in information about Don Crook from Idaho.

Thank you and God Bless you all.


Keywords:


Entry: 47388
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B CO 461ST HEAVY MORTAR BN

CARL RUTTIG wrote on December 8, 2004


City and State: ATWATER OH

Unit: B CO 461ST HEAVY MORTAR BN

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: Just seeing if anyone is still out there and would like to e-mail back.

Keywords: White Horse Mountain, Papasan Mountain, Finger Ridge, Heartbreak Ridge, Jane Russell ..LAST NAMES OF SOME OF THE GUYS:CAMPBELL,PUGH,HACKAMACK


Entry: 43409
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461ST HEAVY MORTAN BN.

BOB LUKE wrote on May 31, 2004


City and State: BOGART GA

Unit: 461ST HEAVY MORTAR CO B

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Have some pictures with soldiers and some of terrain.Mostly June and July of 1953.

Keywords: from Jan. to Nov 1953 Co B under Lt Shephard. Cpl Chitwood, friend. Was there when Capt Wance was killed and Lt Shephard wounded and we got over-run.




Entry: 43407
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B CO 1/53-11/53

BOB LUKE wrote on May 31, 2004


City and State: BOGART GA

Unit: 461ST HEAVY MORTAR CO B

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: Am interested in a roster of men in my platoon to jog my memory to put names with the pictures I have...Was probably in red , with Cpl Chitwood, Capt Shephard .

Keywords: 1-1953 to 11-1953 Sgt Co B


Entry: 42660
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LOOKING FOR INFO ON DAD POW OF CAMP 3

JOHN BEAUDRY JR. wrote on April 27, 2004


City and State: TAMPA FL

Unit: 461 1ST INFANTRY CO. B

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments:

Keywords: POW in camp 3 from 11-26-50 to 08-25-53. Went by the name "Bucko". captured above 38th parallel


Entry: 36568
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DID YOU KNOW MY DAD?

JACK BARNES SR. wrote on August 29, 2003


City and State: NASHVILLE TN

Unit: 461ST HEAVY MORTAR BAT

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: doesn't remember hill #, but was almost over runned and had to break down 4.2 mortars and other artilary.

Keywords: unit # 461st heavy motar battles korean war



Entry: 34685
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DID YOU KNOW MY DAD?

DOMINICK FANELLI JR. wrote on June 7, 2003


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I'm looking for a 461st shoulder tab to complete
his shadow box. Please call me @ 623-266-4721.
Thank yo


Keywords: My dad served, I believe, with the 461st Infantry.
His name is also Dominick Fanelli aka 'D' aka
"Diamond'



Entry: 30099
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LOST GRANDPA

CHRIS THOMASON wrote on December 2, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: my grandpa recently passed on and i am trying to get as much info as possable his name was lloyd b easley and he played the gituar and he cooked in the war some also as he told me please help me if u can thanks

Keywords:


Entry: 30058
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KOREAN WAR COOK

WILLIAM HUMBLE III wrote on November 30, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: my grandfather was a cook in the korean war.his name is Roy Patrick.im trying to learn more about the war.he didnt speak much of it as i grew up.my mother doesnt talk about it either.if any one can help i would be mighty obliged.hooraa to all the vets out there.im in the air force and i would give anything to do what vets have done for us.please help if you know my grandpa.

Keywords: cook during war


Entry: 29727
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PORK CHOP HILL

DONN BOLCE wrote on November 20, 2002


City and State:

Unit: HEAVY MORTAR 32ND

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: I was an officer in Heavy Mortar of the 32nd of the 7th. I am interested in knowing whether the 461 fired in support of us in any of the three battles for the chop. These were in March, April and July of 1953.

Keywords: Pork Chio Hill


Entry: 29725
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DATA NEEDED

DONN BOLCE wrote on November 20, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I was an officer in Heavy Mortar of the 32nd of the 7th Infantry and was present in all three battles for Pork Chop Hill. I'm interested in knowing if the 431 took part in any of these battles.

Keywords: Pork Chop Hill


Entry: 28176
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DID YOU KNOW MY FATHER?

EDWARD WOOD SR. wrote on September 10, 2002


City and State: BALTIMORE MD

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I am trying to find out info on my father. He fired heavy mortars. (unfortunately I don't know much)
His name was Charles Wood. Letters that he wrote my mother, had the words: HV Mortar Co
8th Calvary Regiment

Any information anyone can give about him or the above unit would be greatly appreciated.


Keywords: Nicknames- Chaz or Woody


Entry: 27572
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LOOKING FORTWO OLD BUDDIE S

PHILIP (BUDDY) ROSSI wrote on August 13, 2002


City and State: MEDFORD LONG ISLAND N

Unit: 461 INFANTRY BATALION

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: sered togeather in 461st heavymortar batalion went thru basic traininc to geather

Keywords: buddy outpost harry 1953 like to find old buddie s Jerry petrillo and johm rogan both from south bklyn.


Entry: 25994
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461ST C CO FORMER MEMBER

BOB MCGEORGE wrote on June 3, 2002


City and State: CINCINNATI OH

Unit: 461ST INF BN HM

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: was with C Co from Feb 53 to Dec 53 was assigned to red plt one day and went to como
squad where I stayed.


Keywords:


Entry: 25842
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FORMER MEMBER 461HM

BOB MCGEORGE wrote on May 28, 2002


City and State: CINCINNATI OH

Unit: C CO 461 INF BN HM

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 24091
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DID ANYONE KNOW HIM?

PAUL POLASEK wrote on March 19, 2002


City and State: VICTORIA TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I am looking for anyone who might have served with my Uncle. His name was Dred Martin. From what I can tell he served in the 461st Heavy Mortar Battalion - 8th ARMY during 1953. He recieved a Bronze Star medal with letter "V" for his actions near Chupa Ri on July 24, 1953.

Keywords: Drew Martin, Chupa Ri


Entry: 22026
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461ST- CORRECTION TO ORIGINAL ENTRY

ERNEST H. SCHROEDER wrote on January 4, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: After checking my old records I found I was in B Company FDC of the 461st, not Headquarters.

Keywords:


Entry: 21472
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MEMORIES OF MY FATHER

ROBERT FISK wrote on December 13, 2001


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: If anyone has any stories of my father while he was in Korea I would like to hear from you. thanks My fathers name is : Ronald J. Fisk, he was from Vestaburg,Michigan ( He was born in Mason,Michigan.) I'm not sure what unit he was in,because he wouldn't talk about it very much at all. I do remember him talking about shooting the BIG 6mm howitzer guns? He passed away this October so I really never got to hear any more stories. thanks for any info. A BIG THANKS to every Veteran, It is because of BRAVE MEN and WOMEN like you that we live in a FREE COUNTRY!!! THANKS for FIGHTING FOR OUR FREEDOM!!!!!

Keywords:


Entry: 20907
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461ST INF BN HEAVY MORTARS

ERNEST H. SCHROEDER wrote on November 23, 2001


City and State: ENGLEWOOD FL

Unit: HDQRTS-FIRE DIRECTION CENTER

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: Served with the 461st from Jan '53 through most of Sept '53 in the Battalion's Fire Direction Center.Have a few newspaper clippings about the battalion's activity during that period of time that my family saved for me.


Keywords:


Entry: 17063
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U.S. ARMY, 461ST INFANTRY BATTALION, HEAVY MORTAR

HARVEY LUND wrote on June 2, 2001


City and State:

Unit: A COMPANY, BLUE PLATOON

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: In Korea from June 1, 1953 - July 27, 1953

Keywords:


Entry: 16210
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CO C 461ST INFANTRY HEAVY MORTAR

ERNEST RUFFO wrote on April 30, 2001


City and State: SAN JOSE CA

Unit: CHARLIE CO.

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: In the seven months I was in Korea we went from the west coast to the east coast. We gave the 1st
Marine Divison support April 53 during the battle
of Outpost Vegas. We also supported the 3rd division, the 15th Regiment, the 65th Regiment,
and multiple ROK Divisions and also the 7th US division. Would like to hear from anyone that served during that time.


Keywords: Jane Russell, Star Mass, Papasan, Outpost Vegas,
Outpost Harry, Kumsomg Salient, Pork Chop Hill,



Entry: 13188
461ST INFANTRY BN - HEAVY MORTARS
JAN 53-DEC 53

RALPH FECTEAU wrote on November 23, 2000


City and State: SACO ME

Unit: 461ST INFANTRY COMPANY, HEAVY MORTARS

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: Served with the 461st Infantry Company, Heavy Mortars from Jan 1953-Dec 1953. Was at White Horse Mountain, Papasan Mountain, Finger Ridge, Heartbreak Ridge, Jane Russell and many more...
Originally from Biddeford, ME.


Keywords: Jan 1953-Dec 1953, Khumwa Valley, 461st ID, HM


Entry: 12373
461ST INFANTRY BN - HEAVY MORTARS
DO YOU KNOW THIS PERSON?

CURT LEMBCKE wrote on October 16, 2000


City and State: COLD SPRING MN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Do you this person? He was my grandpa. He served in the Korean war and I was wondering if you could send me some information on him when he was at war. He passed away A year ago during Memorial weekend. If you could please send me some stuff on my grandpa while he was in the war like Pictures of him or things like that. His name is James Author Peterson of North Dakota. Contact me at this number if you have to: 1-(320)-685-7747 ask for Curt Lembcke.


thanks.


Keywords: James Arthur Peterson
.................
Army Veteran - Korea



Entry: 10208
461ST INFANTRY BN - HEAVY MORTARS
INFORMATION

KERRY MARPLE wrote on July 8, 2000


City and State: VA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I would like to know information on a man in the war by the last name of Marple . Thank you! He is my grandpa.

Keywords:


Entry: 8719
461ST INFANTRY BN - HEAVY MORTARS
CO C FDC

HARRY J. MITCHELL wrote on May 17, 2000


City and State: CROGHAN NY

Unit: 461ST INF. BATALIAN

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I would like to get in touch with some guys that were in Charlie Company, 52-53

Keywords: Charlie FDC



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