Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Douglas J. Laurent

Douglas J. Laurent was born to Fred Alfred Laurent and Genevieve Lamarre about 1928 in Wexford County, Michigan. Siblings Leland, Kenneth, Howard, Mary, Fredrick, Eugene, and Gerald.

Private First Class Laurent was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on June 27, 1951. Private First Class Laurent was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll.

Records to substantiate:
1930 Census
Korean War Casualties 1950-1957
WWI, WWII, and Korean Casualty Listings