|Corp James E Humerick|
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|Death: ||Jul. 20, 1950|
Son of Bernard J. and Dora Clapper Humerick
Lexington Ave., Altoona, PA.
Siblings: Paul, Betty (Mrs. John Oswalt), Mrs.
R. A. Lantz, and Jeanetta, Grace.
He attended Keith Junior High and was a brakeman on the Pittsburgh Division Railroad.
He enlisted Dec. 27, 1943, and reenlisted April, 1948.
He was killed in hostile fire in Korea July 20, 1950, but was not identified until several years later.
Axe Funeral Home handled the military funeral, with interment at Carson Valley Cemetery.
Some information: Altoona Mirror: 6/27/1952
Notes: Corporal Humerick was a member of the 3rd Engineer Combat Battalion 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Taejon, South Korea on July 20, 1950. Corporal Humerick was awarded:
1. The Purple Heart,
2. The Korean Service Medal,
3. The United Nations Service Medal,
4. The National Defense Service Medal and
5. The Korean War Service Medal.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Bernard J Humerick (1885 - 1954)
Dora l Clapper Humerick (1896 - 1961)
CPL 3RD ENGRS 24TH DIV WW II KOREA 1950-55
Carson Valley Cemetery
Plot: S4, F, 13, - 002-14
Created by: Sky
Record added: Sep 16, 2009
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Added: Apr. 28, 2011
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