Gilberto A. Berrios

Korean War
Service #50104420
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathNovember 14 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private First Class Berrios was awarded 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.
Private First Class Berrios was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. 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 Airfield K-19, killing all 44 servicemen on board.