|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1950, North Korea|
Clois was living in Laclede, MO when he enlisted and was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.
Murrell was in the active military during World War II and served in Italy and Germany. He was transferred back to the United States and was responsible for guarding valuable treasures of art for the United States Government during World War II. He was traveling a great deal in this capacity. In 1948, he was returning to the United States after recovering stolen works of art in Europe and spent a short time in Hawaii before landing in the States.
He was honorably discharged following his tour of duty, but later re-inlisted. It was during this time that he was wounded several times and then taken PRISONER OF WAR and died during his captivity.
He was seriously Wounded in Action in South Korea on August 14th, 1950 and returned to duty on October 24, 1950.
Master Sergeant Blue was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.
Murrell was buried on March 28, 1955 in the Springfield National Cemetery Section 12, Site 6. He was originally buried on December 31, 1951 in North Korea Sector. He was listed as a Light Weapons Assault Infantryman.
Bonnie F Schwinn Neuschwanger (1925 - 1997)
Infant Blue (1942 - 1942)*
MSGT, US ARMY
Springfield National Cemetery
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