Lest We Forget

Name: James W. McCraw War: Korea

Rank: Corporal Serial number: RA 18280591 Branch: Army

Unit: 27th Infantry

Battle or circumstance: “Military operations in Korea”

Decorations: Purple Heart and a Citation from President Truman

Date born: October 6, 1931

Place born: Knight, LA

Date died: September 17, 1950

How died: Died of wounds received in action

Place died: Korea

Place buried: “Cooper Graveyard, outside of DeRidder”

Home place: Planer Mill Road, DeRidder, LA

School(s): DeRidder schools

Affiliations: Baptist

Interests: None mentioned

Spouse: None

Children: None

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. John R. McCraw

Siblings: Inez Fink, John V. McCraw, Robert C. McCraw, Cameron McCraw, Floyd McCraw, Bobbie Kersh, Patricia Ashworth

Data provided by: His sister, Patricia Ashworth, 1906 Oak Hollow East, Pearland, TX

Other sources: Several documents provided – also listed on the Military Index

Date printed: October 24, 2002

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