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Sgt Newman Cornelious Pruitt, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1929
Elmore City
Garvin County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1951, North Korea

SGT NEWMAN C PRUITT JR
19TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
A CO 1 BN
24TH INFANTRY DIVISION
ARMY
HOSTILE, DIED (KIA)
DATE OF LOSS: FEBRUARY 4, 1951
SERVICE NUMBER: RA18271976
YEAR OF BIRTH: 1929
HOME OR PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
GARVIN COUNTY, OK

Comments: Sergeant Pruitt was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on February 4, 1951.

Newman C. Pruitt, Jr.
Garvin, Oklahoma
Born 1929
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 18271976
Killed in Action
Died February 4, 1951 in Korea

Sergeant Pruitt was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.


Organization:In Div - 24th
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #: 0019
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Assault Infantryman



 
 
Burial:
Hewitt Cemetery
Wilson (Carter County)
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Robert Lee Layton Jr. [O...
Record added: Jul 18, 2011
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Sgt Newman Cornelious Pruitt, Jr
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Sgt Newman Cornelious Pruitt, Jr
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- David Pruitt
 Added: Oct. 12, 2013
THEY WERE DEFENDERS OF THE FAITH AND GUARDIANS FOR THE TRUTH; THAT YOU AND I MIGHT LIVE AND LOVE; THEY GLADLY GAVE THEIR YOUTH.
- Finding Family
 Added: Jul. 2, 2012
 
 
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