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SGT Louis Carson Hairsine

SGT Louis Carson Hairsine

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Death 2 Apr 1953 (aged 23)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 47581335 · View Source
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US Marine Corps
Korean War Veteran

The following courtesy of Finding Family # 47632171

Sergeant Louis Hairsine was living in Wilmington, DE when he entered the service and was a machine gun squad leader in Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division.

He was Killed in Action while recapturing "Outpost Vegas", Korea on April 2, 1953 by an enemy hand grenade and was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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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  • Maintained by: Pennsylvania Lady
  • Originally Created by: David M. Myers
  • Added: 4 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47581335
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Louis Carson Hairsine (4 Nov 1929–2 Apr 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47581335, citing Saint Josephs on the Brandywine-Lower Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Pennsylvania Lady (contributor 39530540) .