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PFC Ruben Sanchez Adame

PFC Ruben Sanchez Adame

Death 17 Dec 1953 (aged 22)
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 91102162 · View Source
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Ruben had been living in Alvin, TX when he entered the service and was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division.

He was listed as Missing in Action while defending "Horseshoe Ridge", north of Chunchon and near the 38th Parallel against a Chinese assault on April 23, 1951 and was presumed dead on December 17, 1953.

His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

Private First Class Adame was awarded the Purple Heart with Gold Star, 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.

Contributor #48240566 has let me know that there is another memorial for him with this following link: Memorial in Dayton Ohio





  • Maintained by: S Farrugia
  • Originally Created by: Finding Family
  • Added: 31 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91102162
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Ruben Sanchez Adame (23 May 1931–17 Dec 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91102162, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by S Farrugia (contributor 48079316) .