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Merle D. Pearson
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1931
Death: Apr. 4, 1953

U.S.M.C.
Son of Rev. & Mrs. S.E.M. Pearson
Killed in Action in Korea

Merle D. Pearson
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1931
Birth City: Humboldt
State Registered: Kansas
Death Date: 4 Apr 1953
Death Country: Korea
Death Description: Killed in Action
War: Korean War
Title: Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Rank: Private First Class
Service: U.S. Marine Corps
Service ID: 1310784
Notes: Private First Class Pearson was a member of Company H, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on April 4, 1953. Private First Class Pearson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal. and the Korean War Service Medal.

Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

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KOREAN WAR CASUALTIES, 1950-1957:
Name: Merle D. Pearson
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1931
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian (White)
Home City: Humboldt
Home State: Kansas
Citizen Status: US Citizen
Death Date: 4 Apr 1953
Processed Date: Nov 1979
Casualty Country: Korea
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Cause: Gunshot or Small Arms Fire
Casualty Air: Ground Casualty
Service Branch: US Marine Corps
Component: Z
Rank: Private First Class
Pay Grade: Private First Class (U.S. Marine Corps)

 
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Humboldt
Allen County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Blk J Lot 43 Sp 2
 
Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Oct 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16138959
Merle D. Pearson
Added by: Judy Mayfield
 
Merle D. Pearson
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