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Sgt Joseph Garrett Dews

Death 3 Jun 1951 (aged 36)
South Korea
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot H, 0, 1748
Memorial ID 578748 · View Source
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Joseph was living in Glenn, CA when he entered the service and was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 15th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division.

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Hoengsong, South Korea on February 13, 1951 and died while a prisoner on June 3, 1951.

Master Sergeant Dews was awarded 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.




  • Maintained by: Finding Family
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 578748
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Joseph Garrett Dews (3 Jul 1914–3 Jun 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 578748, citing Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Finding Family (contributor 47632171) .