James Phillip Waring
Bryans Road, Maryland
Born March 10, 1932
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 13431819
Died April 8, 1953 in Korea
Private First Class Waring was a member of Battery B, 235th Field Artillery Observation Battalion, U.S. Army.
He tried to leap over a container of burning gasoline blocking the entrance to his bunker, but tripped and was severely burned. He was taken to the 11th Evacuation Hospital where he died on April 8, 1953.
Private First Class Waring was awarded 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.
WARING, JAMES P
- PFC USA
- DATE OF BIRTH: 05/10/1932
- DATE OF DEATH: 04/08/1953
- BURIED AT: SECTION 33 SITE 5408
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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