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Sgt David Paul Sluder
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1917
Avery County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1950, South Korea

David Paul Sluder
Minneapolis, North Carolina
Born April 2, 1917
Master Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 34435881
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died July 14, 1950 in Korea
Master Sergeant Sluder was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of Battery B, 63rd Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division. On July 14, 1950, his Battery was near Samgyo-ri along the Kum River, South Korea, when all communications with Headquarters Battery was lost. His Commanding Officer sent him to his Battery's outpost to have the men return, but the outpost had been overrun and he was listed as Missing in Action. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. For his leadership and valor, Master Sergeant Sluder was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
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Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Dec 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101680792
Sgt David Paul Sluder
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Sgt David Paul Sluder
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 Added: Dec. 3, 2012

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