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Corp John Harold Welch
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1947, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1967
Binh Dinh, Vietnam

John Welch was raised in Knob Noster, Missouri, graduating from the Knob Noster High School in 1965.

He was killed when he tripped a booby trapped explosive device while on a combat mission in Binh Dinh Province while serving with "B" Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry then attached to the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile).

He was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service, Purple Heart and promoted to Corporal, posthumously.

A memorial page for John may be found on the 50th Infantry Association Web Site at: http://www.ichiban1.org/pdf/Memorial/Welch.pdf 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Forrest D. Welch (1913 - 1982)
  Delores A Weeks Welch (1917 - 2014)
 
 Sibling:
  John Harold Welch (1947 - 1967)
  Gary David Welch (1950 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Knob Noster Cemetery
Knob Noster
Johnson County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Jim Sheppard
Record added: Mar 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67239377
Corp John Harold Welch
Added by: Jim Sheppard
 
Corp John Harold Welch
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Corp John Harold Welch
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 Added: Feb. 26, 2013
 
 
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