Corp Troy Penland
Cenotaph

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Corp Troy Penland

  • Birth 30 Jul 1924 Paint Gap, Yancey County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 29 Nov 1950 North Korea
  • Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
  • Plot Courts of the Missing
  • Memorial ID 101752662

Troy Penland
Buncombe, North Carolina
Born 1924
Corporal, U.S. Army
Service Number 16260108
Killed in Action
Died November 29, 1950 in Korea
Corporal Penland was a member of Headquarters Battery, 38th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 29, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For his leadership and valor, Corporal Penland was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, 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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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 5 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101752662
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Troy Penland (30 Jul 1924–29 Nov 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101752662, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .