John Fleming

Korean War
Service #13282785
UnitA BTRY 63 FA BN 24 DIV
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 12 1951
StatusMissing In Action
Courts of the Missing
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Fleming was awarded the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.
Private First Class Fleming was a member of Battery A, 63rd Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy along the Kum River, South Korea on July 14, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at Hanjang-ni, North Korea on January 12, 1951. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.