Thompson Cummings

Korean War
Service #O-66577
UnitA CO 233 INF 40 DIV
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 24 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
Silver Star
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
For his leadership and valor, First Lieutenant Cummings was awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart, 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.
USMA Class of 1952, Lieutenant Cummings was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 233 Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 24, 1953. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.