Egresitz, James John, HM3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
1950-1950, HM-0000, 1st Marine Regiment/3rd Bn (3/1)
Service Years
1947 - 1950
HM-Hospital Corpsman

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Harrisburg, PA
Last Address
Harrisburg, PA

Casualty Date
Sep 26, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
B 72 3

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Last Known Activity

Hospital Corpsman Third Class Egresitz served with the U.S. Navy attached to the 1st Marine Division. On September 24, 1950, while tending his wounded comrades he received a mortal neck wound at Seoul, South Korea.


   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 9906257
   

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1947, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILLBureau of Medicine (BUMED)Field Medical Training Battalion (Cadre) Camp Pendleton, CA
1st Marine Regiment/3rd Bn (3/1)
  1948-1948, HM-0000, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1948-1948, HA-0000, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
  1948-1949, HN-0000, Naval Hospital Bethesda, MD/Naval Health Sciences Education and Training Command
  1949-1950, HN-0000, Field Medical Training Battalion (Cadre) Camp Pendleton, CA
  1950-1950, HM-0000, 1st Marine Regiment/3rd Bn (3/1)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 24, 1950, Korean War Casualties
  Sep 28, 2017, General Photos1
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2013, Korean War Fallen
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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