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Sgt Worth Lamar Bunting
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Birth: May 26, 1928
Alamance
Alamance County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1951, North Korea

Worth L. Bunting
Ahan, North Carolina
Born 1928
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 14249782
Died while Prisoner of War
Died January 31, 1951 in Korea

Sergeant Bunting was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division.
He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea on July 11, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at Hanjang-ni, North Korea on January 31, 1951.
His remains were not recovered.
Sergeant Bunting was awarded 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.
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NC Birth Index

name: Worth Lamar Bunting
event: Birth
event date: 1928
event place: Alamance, North Carolina
race: White
father: J C Bunting
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NOTE: Surname misspelled on census
All other facts match

name: Worth Bunton
event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Township 7 Albright, Alamance, North Carolina, United States
gender: Male
age: 11
marital status: Single
race: White
relationship to head of household: Son
birthplace: North Carolina
estimated birth year: 1929
residence in 1935: Rural, Randolph, North Carolina
head J Clyde Bunton M 39 North Carolina
wife Stacy Bunton F 39 North Carolina
daughter Luvena Bunton F 16 North Carolina
son Worth Bunton M 11 North Carolina
son J R Bunton M 9 North Carolina
daughter Georgia M Bunton F 7 North Carolina
son Joe T Bunton M 5 North Carolina 
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Elizabeth
Record added: Dec 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101567981
Sgt Worth Lamar Bunting
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Thank you for sacrificing your life for our country.
- Gen-Sher
 Added: Dec. 10, 2011

- Elizabeth
 Added: Dec. 1, 2012
 
 
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