John Michael Fleming

Korean War
Service #13313132
UnitA CO 17 INF 7 DIV
RankMaster Sergeant U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 6 1953
StatusMissing In Action
Courts of the Missing
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Master Sergeant Fleming was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman 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.
Master Sergeant Fleming was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on July 8, 1951 and returned to duty on July 29, 1951. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 6, 1953. He was presumed dead on July 7, 1954. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.