Purdy, Bobby Lee, 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
1950-1951, HM-0000, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
Service Years
1946 - 1951
HM-Hospital Corpsman
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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bethany
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 02, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Enid Cemetery - Enid, Oklahoma
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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The National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial Korean War Fallen
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, Korean War Fallen

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1946, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 140
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VANaval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CAField Medical Training Battalion (Cadre) Camp Pendleton, CA3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
  1947-1949, HM-0000, Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VA
  1949-1950, HN-0000, Fleet Hospital Operational Training Command, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA
  1950-1951, HM-0000, Field Medical Training Battalion (Cadre) Camp Pendleton, CA
  1950-1951, HM-0000, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Hospital Corpsman Third Class Purdy served with the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was killed in action while tending his wounded comrades at hill TA2840 near the Punchbowl valley on September 2, 1951.
   
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