Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Earl G. Dow

Earl G. Dow was born about 1931 in Wexford County, Michigan. Private First Class Dow was a member of the 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.

He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 1, 1950. Private First Class Dow 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. 

Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

Name:Earl G Dow
Birth Date:1931
Home State:Michigan
Casualty Date:11 Nov 1950
Casualty Country:North Korea Sector
Casualty Type:Killed in Action OR Missing in Action, KIA
Group:KIA or Missing in Action, KIA
Component:AUS - 21 Months
Rank:Private First Class
Pay Grade:Private First Class
Disposed Date:11 Nov 1950
Disposed Place:North Korea
Organization:Cv Div Inf - 1st
Element Sequence:Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #:0005
Service Occupation:Light Weapons Infantryman

Name:Earl G Dow
Birth Date:1931
Race:Caucasian (White)
Home City:Wexford
Home State:Michigan
Citizen Status:US Citizen
Death Date:1 Nov 1950
Processed Date:Nov 1979
Casualty Country:Korea
Casualty Type:Hostile - Killed
Casualty Cause:US Army - No Information Available
Casualty Air:US Army - No Information Available
Service Branch:US Army
Rank:Private First Class
Pay Grade:Private First Class (U.S. Army) Or Airman Second Class (Airman First Class) (U.S. Air Force) Or Lance Corporal (U.S. Marine Corps) Or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: A,C,D,F,H,S,Or T; Second Column: A; Third And Fourth Columns: Blank (U.S