Korean War Honor Roll

































ROBERT N. BARNETT...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN 1930...DIED JULY 25, 1950 IN KOREA

PRIVATE, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14279775...KILLED IN ACTION

Private Barnett was a member of the 65th Engineer Combat Battalion, 25 Infantry Division. He was Killed In Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 25, 1950. Private Barnett was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Korean War Service Medal.
















































JOHN JOSEPH BROCKMAN...TARPON SPRINGS...BORN 1923...DIED JULY 12 1950 IN KOREA

CAPT, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 0-2007157...DIED WHILE PRISONER OF WAR...JANUARY 31, 1951 IN KOREA

Captain Brockman was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea, July 12, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at Hanjangni, North Korea on January 31, 1951. 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 Brockman 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 and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.










































NORMAN EDGAR BOWEN...ST. PETERSBURG ..BORN MAY 5, 1928...DIED DEC 27, 1952 IN KOREA

FIRST LIEUTENANT, U.S. AIR FORCE... SERVICE NUMBER A01912222...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

First Lieutenant Bowen was a navigater of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 90th bomber squadron, 3rd Bomber Group. On December 27, 1952, he was on a night intruder mission when contact with his aircraft was lost. He was listed as Missing in Action and presumed dead on   December 28, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. First Lieutenant Bowen was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, 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.






































WILLARD HOLBROOK COATES...PINELLAS...BORN 1926...DIED NOVEMBER 28, 1950 IN KOREA

SECOND LIEUTENANT, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 0-62465...KILLED IN ACTION

USMA Class of 1950, Second Lieutenant Coates was a member of the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950. For his leadership and valor, Second Lieutenant Coates was awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.                












































DAVID E. CUBBY...PINELLAS...BORN 1926...DIED JANUARY 1, 1951 IN KOREA

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14331845...KILLED IN ACTION

Private First Class Cubby was a member of the 19th Infantryman's Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on January 1, 1951. Private First Class Cubby was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.











































KENNETH R. DIXON...PINELLAS...BORN 1930...DIED FEBRUARY 10, 1953 IN KOREA

SECOND LIEUTENANT, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 0-1881884...KILLED IN ACTION

Second Lieutenant was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on February 10, 1953. Second Lieutenant was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.









































CHARLIE FRENCH...PINELLAS...BORN 1930...DIED JUNE 14, 1952 IN KOREA

PRIVATE, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14440517...KILLED IN ACTION

Private French was a member of the 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He was killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on June 14, 1952. Private French was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.









































HEATH THURMON GLASS, JR...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN AUGUST 3, 1925...DIED JANUARY 3, 1953 IN KOREA

FIRST LIEUTENANT, U.S. AIR FORCE...SERVICE NUMBER 20797A...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

First Lieutenant Glass was a pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighting interceptor with the 36th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group. On January 3, 1953, while on a combat mission, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, burst into flames and crashed. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 29, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the  Honolulu Memorial. First Lieutenant Glass was awarded the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart, 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.












































MARVIN LEE GUTHRIE...OZONA...BORN JANUARY 25, 1917...DIED DECEMBER 28, 1950 IN KOREA

STAFF SERGEANT, U.S. AIR FORCE...SERVICE NUMBER AF6388833...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

Staff Sergeant Guthrie a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was the tail gunner of a B-26B Invader with the 8th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Wing based at Kunsan Air Force Base (K-8), Korea. On December 28, 1950, while enroute to the target on a night intruder mission, contact with aircraft was lost. He was listed as Missing in Action and presumed dead on January 31, 1954. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Staff Sergeant Guthrie was awarded the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart, 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, the American Defense Medal, the European Theater or Operations Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.













































CHARLES DONALD HADNOT...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN 1930...DIED JULY 27, 1950 IN KOREA

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14276776...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

Private First Class Hadnot was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 29 th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hadong, South Korea on July 27, 1950. He was presumed dead on March 4, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Private First Class Hadnot was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.














































FRANCIS D. HAMBLIN, JR...PINELLAS...BORN 1932...DIED AUGUST 18, 1950 IN KOREA

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14331698...KILLED IN ACTION

Private First Class Hamblin was a Light Weapons Infantryman with the 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 18, 1950. Private First Class Hamblin was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.














































ROBERT ELMER HENRY...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN JUNE 22, 1928...DIED JULY 23, 1952 IN KOREA

FIRST LIEUTENANT, U.S. AIR FORCE...SERVICE NUMBER 23141A...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

First Lieutenant Henry was the pilot of an F-84D Thunderjet fighter with the 311th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 58 Fighter-Bomber Group. On July 23, 1952 while on a combat mission of bombing enemy positions, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burst into flames. He was listed Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For his leadership and valor, First Lieutenant Henry was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, 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.












































ROBERT W. HOGAN...PINELLAS...BORN 1930...DIED JULY 20, 1950 IN KOREA

PRIVATE, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14306162...KILLED IN ACTION

Private Hogan was a member of the 3rd Engineer Combat Battalion 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Taejon, South Korea on July 20, 1950. Private Hogan was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.











































WILLIAM K. HOOK...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN AUGUST 16, 1923...DIED JANUARY 5, 1952 IN KOREA

CAPTAIN, U.S. AIR FORCE...SERVICE NUMBER AO809147...NON-HOSTILE AIR CRASH

Captain Hook was the pilot of an F-51D Mustang night fighter with the 40th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 35th Fighter-Interceptor Group. On January 5, 1951, just after take-off, his engine suffered a mechanical failure and he crashed four miles north of Airfield K-9 (Pusan). Captain Hook was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.













































MARTIN FREDRICK HOWELL, JR...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN MAY 13, 1923...DIED APRIL 27, 1951 IN KOREA

FIRST LIEUTENANT, U.S. AIR FORCE...SERVICE NUMBER AO1912280...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

First Lieutenant Howell was the navigator of a B-26C Invader Bomber with the 731th Bomber Squadron, attached to the 3rd Bomber Group based at Iwakuni, Japan. On April 27, 1951, while on a night intruder mission, contact with the aircraft was lost as it approached the target.He was listed as Missing in Action and presumed dead on January 31, 1954.His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. First Lieutenant was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, 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.












































ELMER B. HURST...PINELLAS...BORN 1930...DIED JULY 25, 1950 IN KOREA

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14276919...KILLED IN ACTION

Private First Class Hurst was a member of the 5th Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 25, 1950. Private First Class Hurst was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.













































GEORGE E. MORTON, JR...PINELLAS...BORN 1921...DIED AUGUST 11, 1950 IN KOREA

SERGEANT, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14331836...KILLED IN ACTION

Sergeant Morton was a member of the Boat Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 8th Engineer Combat Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while manning assault boats on the Naktong, River by enemy mortar fire in South Korea on August 11, 1950. Sergeant Morton was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.











































JOHN C. PERRY, JR...PINELLAS...BORN 1932...DIED OCTOBER 30, 1952 IN KOREA

SERGEANT, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 24627033...KILLED IN ACTION

Sergeant Perry was a member of the 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 30, 1952. Sergeant Perry was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.












































WILLIE ROUNDTREE...PINELLAS...BORN 1929...DIED AUGUST 1, 1952 IN KOREA

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 53048821...KILLED IN ACTION

Private first class Roundtree was a member of the 23rd Infantry Regiment,2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on August 1, 1952. Private First Class Roundtree was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.

















































REGINALD FRANKLIN SHACKLEFORD, JR...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN 1931...DIED JANUARY 1, 1951 IN KOREA

CORPORAL, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14329482...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

Corporal Shackleford was a member of Company C, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on August 17, 1950 and returned to duty on September 22, 1950. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on January 1, 1951. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Corporal Shackleford was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.













































ROBERT E. WATSON...PINELLAS...BORN 1931...DIED NOVEMBER 22, 1950 IN KOREA

CORPORAL, U.S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER 14290280...DIED OF WOUNDS

Corporal Watson was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. Her was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on October 15, 1950 and died of those wounds on November 22, 1950 in Southern Japan. Corporal Watrson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.









































WILLIAM HERMAN WESTBROOK...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN NOVEMBER 22, 1928...DIED JULY 4, 1953 IN KOREA

STAFF SERGEANT, U.S. MARINE CORPS...SERVICE NUMBER 618425...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

Staff Sergeant Westbrook was the radar observer of a F3D-2 Douglas Skynight fighter with the Marine Night Fighter Squadron 513, Marine Air Group 33, 1st Marine Air Wing. On July 4, 1953, while on a combat mission, his aircraft failed to return to base. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on July 6, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Staff Sergeant Westbrook was awarded the Air Medal, 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.












































HERBERT DAVID SMITH...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN NOVEMBER 30, 1916...DIED DECEMBER 21, 1951 IN KOREA

CAPTAIN, U. S. MARINE CORPS...SERVICE NUMBER 032222...MISSING IN ACTION-PRESUMED DEAD

Captain Smith was a pilot of a F4U-4B Corsair fighter with the Marine Fighter Squadron 323, Marine Air Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing. On December 21, 1951, while on a combat mission, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire and he bailed out. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 15, 1953. 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 Smith was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, 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.











































JACK CHARLES STEINHARTER...ST. PETERSBURG...BORN JANUARY 7, 1923...DIED MAY 8, 1951 IN KOREA

FIRST LIEUTENANT, U. S. AIR FORCE...SERVICE NUMBER AO1912019...KILLED IN ACTION

First Lieutenant Steinharter was the pilot of a F-80C Shooting Star fighter interceptor with the 9th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 49th Fighter Bomber Group. On May 8, 1951, while on a combat mission, he was strafing enemy positions one mile northeast of Mudang, Hyon, Korea. His aircraft hit a ridge between Hills 713 and 667, crashed and burst into flames. First Lieutenant Steinharter was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the United Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.







































MAX RAYMOND STOVER...ST. PETERSBURG...BIRTH MAY 8, 1925...DIED OCTOBER 16 1952 IN KOREA

FIRST LIEUTENANT, U. S. ARMY...SERVICE NUMBER O-975672...KILLED IN ACTION

First Lieutenant was a veteran of World War II, wounded during the liberation of Saipan. In Korea, he was a platoon leader in Company C, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On October 16, 1952, he led his platoon in the attack of "Triangle Hill". When his unit became bogged down from enemy fire, he singlehandedly assaulted an enemy machine gun nest with hand grenades, before being killed by enemy fire. For his leadership and valor, First Lieutenant Stover was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Chungmu Distinguished Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II victory Medal.












































DONALD E. WADSWORTH...PINELLAS...BIRTH 1931...DIED SEPTEMBER 22, 1950 IN KOREA

PRIVATE, U. S. ARMY..SERVICE NUMBER 14329718...KILLED IN ACTION

Private Wadsworth was a member of  the 37th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 22, 1950. Private Wadsworth was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.








































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