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PFC Ruben Sanchez Adame
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Birth: May 23, 1931
Death: Dec. 17, 1953

Ruben had been living in Alvin, TX when he entered the service and was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division.

He was listed as Missing in Action while defending "Horseshoe Ridge", north of Chunchon and near the 38th Parallel against a Chinese assault on April 23, 1951 and was presumed dead on December 17, 1953.

His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

Private First Class Adame was awarded the Purple Heart with Gold Star, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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.

Contributor #48240566 has let me know that there is another memorial for him with this following link: Memorial in Dayton Ohio
 
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Maintained by: S Farrugia
Originally Created by: Finding Family
Record added: May 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91102162
PFC Ruben Sanchez Adame
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PFC Ruben Sanchez Adame
Added by: CHS
 
PFC Ruben Sanchez Adame
Added by: CHS
 
 
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My Dad still talks about you often. You are not forgotten. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.
- CHS
 Added: Mar. 14, 2014
Thank You
- Laura Huffman
 Added: Dec. 1, 2013
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- CHS
 Added: May. 10, 2013
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