Arthur T. Eastwood
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 11166404
Killed in Action
Died August 11, 1950 in Korea
Private First Class Eastwood was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team.
He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Pongam-ni, South Korea on August 11, 1950.
Private First Class Eastwood 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.
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/31/1930
DATE OF DEATH: 08/11/1950
BURIED AT: SECTION 34 SITE 2270-4
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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