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Sgt Arnold Pitman
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Sgt Arnold Pitman

  • Birth 25 Mar 1928 McDowell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 12 Dec 1950 North Korea
  • Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
  • Plot Courts of the Missing
  • Memorial ID 101752096

Arnold Pitman
Mc Dowell, North Carolina
Born 1928
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 14261693
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died December 12, 1950 in Korea
Sergeant Pitman was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 12, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Sergeant Pitman was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
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Nc Birth Index
name: Arnold Pitman
event: Birth
event date: 25 Mar 1928
event place: Mcdowell, North Carolina
father: Russell Pitman
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name: Arnold Pittman
event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Dysartsville Township, McDowell, North Carolina, United States
gender: Male
age: 12
race: White
relationship to head of household: Son
birthplace: North Carolina
estimated birth year: 1928
residence in 1935: Rural, Mcdowell, North Carolina
head Russel Pittman M 42 North Carolina
wife Tralee Pittman F 37 North Carolina
son Earnest Pittman M 18 North Carolina
daughter Nellie Pittman F 16 North Carolina
daughter Francis Pittman F 14 North Carolina
son Arnold Pittman M 12 North Carolina
Son Oscar Pittman M 8 North Carolina
son Gene Pittman M 2 North Carolina
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Sgt. Arnold Pitman, U.S. Army, Company L, 3d Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost Dec. 12, 1950 in North Korea. He was accounted for Oct. 7, 2014. He will be buried with full military honors.

Sgt Pitman was bought home to be buried with his family April 2015

True Burial


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 5 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101752096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Arnold Pitman (25 Mar 1928–12 Dec 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101752096, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .