Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Joseph Bak,

Joseph Bak was born 2nd Jan 1921 Wexford County, Michigan. Private First Class Bak was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division.

He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 4, 1951 and died while a prisoner on July 4, 1951.

Private First Class Bak was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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 / Korean War Prisoners of War, 1850-54 Source: Repatriated Korean Conflict POW's, Dossier #C8050186