Biography

JAMES, ELWOOD F. [1stLt K29thIR]

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1LT ELWOOD F JAMES

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
29TH INFANTRY REGIMENT REASSIGNED

29TH INFANTRY REGIMENT

K CO 3 BN

ARMY

HOSTILE, DIED (KIA)

DATE OF LOSS: SEPTEMBER 2, 1950

SERVICE NUMBER: O-1313896

YEAR OF BIRTH: 1915

HOME OR PLACE OF ENLISTMENT

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

PHILADELPHIA COUNTY

LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: CHINJU-MASAN ROAD

TOWN OR AREA: SINSAN-NI

BURIAL LOCATION

SUNSET MEMORIAL PARK, PHILADELPHIA, PA

Comments: First Lieutenant James was a member of the 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 2, 1950. The 29th was attached to the 19th Infantry Regiment from July 28th through September 4, 1950. Chinju-Masan road. Distinguished Service Cross.

KOREAN WAR PROJECT KEY NO: 14528