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Name                  Rank  Service       Date of Birth Date of Death
Higgins, Charles Jr. SGT U.S. Army 1927 December 1, 1950 
Charles Higgins, Jr. 
Wayne, Michigan
Born 1927 
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 16265646
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died December 1, 1950 in Korea 
Sergeant Higgins was a member of Headquarters Battery, 503rd Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while
fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on December 1, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. Sergeant Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
 
Higgins, Edward Donald SFC U.S. Army 1929 July 16, 1953 
Edward Donald Higgins 
Yuma, Arizona
Born 1929 
Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 19322669
Killed in Action
Died July 16, 1953 in Korea 
Sergeant First Class Higgins was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 187th Airborne Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near the Kumwha Area, North Korea on July 16, 1953. Sergeant First Class Higgins 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. 

Higgins, Edward J. PVT U.S. Army 1923 July 24, 1950 
Edward J. Higgins 
Carbon, Pennsylvania
Born 1923 
Private, U.S. Army
Service Number 13028496
Killed in Action
Died July 24, 1950 in Korea 
Private Higgins was a member of the 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 24, 1950.
Private Higgins 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. 

Higgins, Elijah James PFC U.S. Army 1931 November 28, 1950 
Elijah James Higgins 
Tarrant, Texas
Born 1931 
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 18338961
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died November 28, 1950 in Korea 
Private First Class Higgins was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.
Private First Class Higgins 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. 

Higgins, Elijah T. SGT U.S. Army Unknown March 25, 1951 
Elijah T. Higgins 
Unknown City, Birthplace Unknown
Born Unknown 
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 34632870
Non-hostile Death
Died March 25, 1951 in Korea 
Sergeant Higgins was a member of the U.S. Army serving in Korea. He died of other causes on March 25, 1951. 
Sergeant Higgins was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, Frederick A. CPL U.S. Army 1931 July 4, 1951
Frederick A. Higgins 
Kitsap, Washington
Born 1931 
CORPORAL, U.S. Army
Service Number 19353835
Died while Prisoner of War
Died July 4, 1951 in Korea 
Corporal Higgins was a medic with the Medical Detachment, 15th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while tending his wounded comrades near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea on December 2, 1950 and died while a prisoner on July 4, 1951. 
For his leadership and valor, Corporal Higgins was awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, George Carlton PFC U.S. Marine Corps June 27, 1928 April 22, 1951 
George Carlton Higgins 
Birmingham, Alabama
Born June 27, 1928 
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1069567
Killed in Action
Died April 22, 1951 in Korea 
Private First Class Higgins was a member of Battery I, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on April 22, 1951. 
Private First Class Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, George W. SSGT U.S. Air Force February 22, 1928 April 12, 1951 
George W. Higgins 
Morristown, Tennessee
Born February 22, 1928 
STAFF SERGEANT, U.S. Air Force
Service Number AF17256935
Killed in Action
Died April 12, 1951 in Korea 
Staff Sergeant Higgins was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 93rd Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Wing based at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. On April 12, 1951, while on a bombing mission, his aircraft was attacked by an enemy MiGs and it was ditched. His remains were recovered. Staff Sergeant Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, James E. PFC U.S. Army 1927 November 4, 1952
James E. Higgins 
Clark, Illinois
Born 1927 
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 55158016
Killed in Action
Died November 4, 1952 in Korea 
Private First Class Higgins was a member of the 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 4, 1952. 
Private First Class Higgins 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. 

Higgins, James Thomas SGT U.S. Army 1930 November 1, 1950 
James Thomas Higgins 
Benham, Kentucky
Born 1930 
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 15380455
Killed in Action
Died November 1, 1950 in Korea 
Sergeant Higgins was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Unsan, North Korea on November 1, 1950. 
Sergeant Higgins 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. 

Higgins, John A. SGT U.S. Army 1924 September 9, 1950
John A. Higgins 
Franklin, Ohio
Born 1924 
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 35097708
Killed in Action
Died September 9, 1950 in Korea 
Sergeant Higgins was a member of the 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 9, 1950. 
Sergeant Higgins 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. 

Higgins, John H. 1LT U.S. Army 1913 September 22, 1950 
John H. Higgins 
Barry, Missouri
Born 1913 
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service Number O-1048407
Killed while a Prisoner of War
Died September 22, 1950 in Korea 
First Lieutenant Higgins was a member of the 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 31, 1950 and was killed by a guard on September 22, 1950.
First Lieutenant Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, 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. 

Higgins, John Joseph CAPT U.S. Air Force September 13, 1921 July 6, 1950 
John Joseph Higgins 
Baldwin, New York
Born September 13, 1921 
Captain, U.S. Air Force
Service Number AO942042
Killed in Action
Died July 6, 1950 in Korea 
Captain Higgins was the pilot in a F-82 Twin Mustang night fighter with the 68th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 6160th Air Base Wing. On July 6, 1950, while on a combat mission, his aircraft crashed at Chongmong-ni, Pung-myun. 
Captain Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, John S. Jr. CPL U.S. Army 1930 July 26, 1950
John S. Higgins, Jr. 
Marshall, Alabama
Born 1930 
CORPORAL, U.S. Army
Service Number 14316366
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died July 26, 1950 in Korea 
Corporal Higgins was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on July 26, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. 
Corporal Higgins 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. 

Higgins, Paul Daniel PVT U.S. Army March 17, 1933
September 12, 1952 
Paul Daniel Higgins 
Smiths Ferry, Pennsylvania
Born March 17, 1933 
Private, U.S. Army
Service Number 15297433
Non-hostile Death
Died September 12, 1952 in Korea 
Private Higgins was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 224th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division. He contracted pneumonia and was evacuated to the 64th Field Hospital in South Korea where he died on September 12, 1952.
 Private Higgins was awarded 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. 

Higgins, Robert CPL U.S. Army 1930 February 13, 1951 
Robert Higgins 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born 1930 
CORPORAL, U.S. Army
Service Number 23812443
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died February 13, 1951 in Korea 
Corporal Higgins was a member of Battery C, 15th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Hoengsong, South Korea on February 13, 1951. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. 
Corporal Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, Thomas Robert PFC U.S. Marine Corps March
29, 1930 June 25, 1951 
Thomas Robert Higgins 
St Louis, Missouri
Born March 29, 1930 
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1119707
Died of Wounds
Died June 25, 1951 in Korea 
Private First Class Higgins was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was seriously wounded while fighting the enemy in Korea and died of those wounds on June 25, 1951.
Private First Class Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, Walter Norton 1LT U.S. Army August 24, 1927
January 21, 1951 
Walter Norton Higgins 
Galveston, Texas
Born August 24, 1927 
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service Number O-57695
Non-hostile Death
Died January 21, 1951 in Korea 
First Lieutenant Higgins was a member of Company B, 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. On January 21, 1951, while training at Togam-ni, South
Korea a hand grenade prematurely exploded killing him.
First Lieutenant Higgins was awarded 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. 

more details on his military service"
http://www.valerosos.com/1st.Lt.WalterN.Higgins.html 
AWARDING OF SILVER STAR
HEADQUARTERS 3D INFANTRY DIVISION GENERAL ORDERS # 139 - 14 May 1951 

FIRST LIEUTENANT WALTER N. HIGGINS, 057695, Infantry,
Company "B", 65th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, United States Army

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Higgins, William Augustus CAPT U.S. Marine Corps May 29, 1923 
 January 15, 1953 
William Augustus Higgins 
Waverly, Virginia
Born May 29, 1923 
Captain, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 034268
Killed in Action
Died January 15, 1953 in Korea 
Captain Higgins was the pilot of a F9F-2 Pantherjet fighter with Marine Fighter Squadron 115, Marine Air Group 33, 1st Marine Air Wing. On January 15, 1953,
while on a combat mission, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire and ditched near Sinanju, Korea three miles north of Sok-do. Captain Higgins was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal. 

Higgins, William Karr PFC U.S. Army 1930 July 20, 1950 
William Karr Higgins 
Oakland, Michigan
Born 1930 
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 16296498
Killed while a Prisoner of War
Died July 20, 1950 in Korea 
Private First Class Higgins was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Taejon, South Korea on July 20, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and was killed by a guard during the march near Manpo, North Korea on November 2, 1950. 
Private First Class Higgins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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. 

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