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PFC Jasper Victoriano Marquez

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PFC Jasper Victoriano Marquez

Birth
USA
Death 20 Jan 1951 (aged 21)
North Korea
Memorial Site* Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA

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Memorial ID 118554684 View Source
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Private First Class Marquez was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 6, 1950 and returned to duty on October 13, 1950. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 28, 1950 and died while a prisoner on January 20, 1951. His remains were not recovered.

Accounted For August 2019

Awarded
Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


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  • Created by: GraveHunter
  • Added: 11 Oct 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 118554684
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/118554684/jasper-victoriano-marquez : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Jasper Victoriano Marquez (17 Nov 1929–20 Jan 1951), Find a Grave Memorial ID 118554684, citing National Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by GraveHunter (contributor 47976571) Unknown.