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Corp William Leon Smith
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1931, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1951, North Korea

Corporal Smith was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea on July 12, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at Hanjang-ni, North Korea on February 20, 1951. His remains were not recovered.

Purple Heart
Prisoner of War Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge 
Plot: Listed on the Korean War Memorial in Dayton, Ohio, Cenotaph > Pennsylvania Panel 21
Created by: GraveHunter
Record added: Oct 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119057298
Corp William Leon Smith
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