Rose, Darrow A

Darrow A Rose – 25 Jul 1931 – 20 June 1951

Private First Class Rose was a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on April 24, 1951 and returned to duty on May 6, 1951. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on June 20, 1951. Private First Class Rose 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 and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Name: Darrow A Rose
Birth Date: 1931
Race: Negro (Negroid) (Black)
Home State: Tennessee
Casualty Date: 20 Jun 1951
Casualty Country: North Korea Sector
Casualty Type: Killed in Action OR Missing in Action, KIA
Group: KIA or Missing in Action, KIA
Branch: Infantry
Component: USA – RA (Reg Army)
Rank: Private 1st Class
Pay Grade: Private First Class
Disposed Date: 20 Jun 1951
Disposed Place: North Korea
Organization: In Div – 25th
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #: 0024
Service Occupation: Heavy Weapons Infantryman

Service Headstone Marker shipped to Barlow Funeral Home in Covington, TN. Burial in Townsend Cemetery.

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