Capt Kenneth Charles Hyslop

Capt Kenneth Charles Hyslop

Birth
Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 12 Dec 1950 (aged 34)
South Korea
Memorial Site* Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 117325138 · View Source
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Captain, U.S. Army
Service Number O-543377
Died while Prisoner of War
Died December 12, 1950 in Korea

Captain Hyslop was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a Northern Baptist Chaplain assigned to Headquarters Company, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while tending to the wounded and dying near Anju, South Korea on November 4, 1950 and died of starvation and maltreatment while a prisoner on December 12, 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, Captain Hyslop was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.


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  • Created by: Liz Olmstead
  • Added: 19 Sep 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 117325138
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Kenneth Charles Hyslop (1 Apr 1916–12 Dec 1950), Find a Grave Memorial no. 117325138, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Liz Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .