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James Vernon Cruse
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1933
Death: Aug. 11, 1953

Private Cruse was a member of the 42nd Transportation Truck Company, U.S. Army. On August 11, 1953, he drowned while bathing in the Soyang River, North Korea. He was 20-years old. Private Cruse was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
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THANKS TO Kathie Weigel for Pvt. Cruse's obit and parent's links. 
 
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 Parents:
  Waymon Cruse (1897 - 1952)
  Beatrice Cruse (____ - 1996)
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec. 11, lot 13, grave #275
 
Created by: Mr. Ed
Record added: Jul 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5605321
James Vernon Cruse
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James Vernon Cruse
Added by: Mr. Ed
 
James Vernon Cruse
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Honoring your service.
- Zella
 Added: Jun. 19, 2011
Purple Heart.
- Mr. Ed
 Added: Dec. 4, 2002
Army Good Conduct.
- Mr. Ed
 Added: Dec. 4, 2002
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