Korean War--Service Records

M-Z

 

 

 Royal Meyer

Sgt.

War

 Korea

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 955 Field Artillery

 

Military Occupation

Worked in the Motor Pool

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Jan. 5, 1953-Apr. 29, 1955

 

Where Served

Korea
Japan

 12 mo.

6 mo.

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

No 

 

POW

No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

 Lynn Loid Mohr

 Sgt.

War

 Korea

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 7th Armored Division

 

Military Occupation

Military Police 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

1952-1954

 

Where Served

Fort Ord, Calif. 

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 1932

 

Date Deceased

 1981

 

Medals

Good Conduct Medal

Marksman

 

 

 

 

Carlyle G. Moore M.D.

 1st. LT.

War

 WW II & Korea

 

Branch

 Infantry Medical Corps.

 

Company/Outfit

M. 112 Reg. 86 NG28th Inf. Div. 45

 Infantry Unit and M.D. Letterman Army Hospital(1950-51)

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 July 1942-Jan 1946 & June 1950-June 1951

 

Where Served

Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe

 

Wounded

 Yes

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 1921

 

Date Deceased

 1983

 

Medals

European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/3 Bronze Stars, American Campaign Medal, Bronze Star, Victory Medal/WW II, Purple Heart

 

 

 

Laurence M. Mortenson

 PFC

War

 Korea

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

5th Armored

 Battery B 143 FA BN

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Nov. 1952-Sept. 1954

 

Where Served

 Korea

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

May 26, 1926 

 

Date Deceased

 Jan. 27, 1984

 

Medals

United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal w/1 Bronze Star, National Defense Service Medal, ROK Presidential Unit Citation 

 

 

 

 

 James D. Moyer

 PFC

War

 Korea

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 63rd Field Artillery Batt.

 

Military Occupation

 Communications

 Korea

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

July 1955-Nov. 1957 

 

Where Served

 Korea

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

National Defense Service Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Germany) 

 

 

 

 

 Arnold J. Nissen

 T Sgt.

War

Korea, Vietnam 

 

Branch

 

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Military Occupation/Duties

Small Arms Repairman, Air Police, Still Photographer, Intelligence Specialist, Aerial Photographer

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Jan. 18, 1951-Jan.30, 1954

Feb. 3, 1958-Mar. 1, 1975

 

Where Served

N. Africa, Labrador, Panama, Thailand

While stationed in Panama, served as Military advisor in Columbia & Peru.

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

No 

 

Date of Birth

May 27, 1931 

 

Date Deceased

 1990

 

Medals

Stateside Bases Include:

 Air Force Commendation w/3 OLC, Air Force Good Conduct, National Defense, Army Good Conduct

Lackland AFB TX., Camp Carson, Colo., stead AFB Nev., Keesler AFB Miss., McConnell AFB Kans., Castle AFB Calif., Forbes AFB Kans., Wright Patterson AFB Ohio

 

 

 

 Robert R. Strube

 Sgt.

War

 Korea

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 Co. B. 430th ENGR. Coast BN.

 32 Engr. Group

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service/Discharge

Oct. 1948 in Reg. Army

Transferred to Active Reserve/Recalled to serve Sept. 1950

 Dec. 1949

Dec. 1951

Period Served

 Feb. 1951-Oct. 1951

 

Where Served

 Korea

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 Sept. 22, 1929

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Korean Service Medal w/2 Bronze Stars 

 

 

 

 

 Marvin Keith Swenson

 Cpl.

War

 Korea

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 Co. A.

 503rd Military Police Bn.

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Sept. 15, 1950-Sept. 26, 1952

 

Where Served

 Ft. Bragg, NC

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

Apr. 30, 1925 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 Donald E. Von Ehwegen

 Cpl.

War

Korea 

 

Branch

Army 

 

Company/Outfit

 Headquarter Co.

 

Military Occupation

Counterfire-Used counterfire machine to pick up enemy muzzle blast, then gave coordinates to artillery.

Was a forward observer with infantry but worked with artillery.

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Oct. 8, 1952-July 8, 1954

 

Where Served

 Korea

 

Wounded

No 

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

 Archie Wartnaby

 Sgt. E/5

War

 Korea

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

Co. C.  9th Inf. 2nd Div. 

 

Military Occupation

Mech. Inf./Mechanic 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 1965-1967

 

Where Served

 Korea

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

No 

 

Date of Birth

 Sept. 21, 1945

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

 Darwin E. Will

 Cpl.

War

Korea

 

Branch

 US Army

 

Company/Outfit

 40th Trans. Truck Co.

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 1953-1955

 

Where Served

 Korea

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Comments

 Just the usual: US Occupation, Good Conduct, etc.

Took artillery basic and when we got to Germany they needed truck drivers that day so I drove 2 1/2 tons for a while, then we had M52 tractors from then on.  Spent one summer playing Div. football over in Germany.