|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
Forrest D. Welch (1913 - 1982)
Delores A Weeks Welch (1917 - 2014)
John Harold Welch (1947 - 1967)
Gary David Welch (1950 - 2000)*
Knob Noster Cemetery
Created by: Jim Sheppard
Record added: Mar 21, 2011
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