Alfred H. Auger

Korean War
Service #W-2101099
RankChief Warrant Officer U.S. Army
Date of DeathNovember 14 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Chief Warrant Officer Auger was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Chief Warrant Officer Auger was a member of Headquarters and Service Company, 14th Engineer Combat Battalion. On November 14, 1952, he was a passenger aboard a C-119C, "Flying Boxcar" from the 63rd Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group, enroute from Ashiya Air Base, Japan to Seoul, Korea when it crashed into Hill 683 near Cho-ok and about 15 miles east of Haeju (Kaishu) Airfield K-19, killing all 44 servicemen on board.