Howard W. Janes

Korean War
Service #17267916
UnitM CO 23 INF 2 DIV
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathMarch 30 1953
StatusMissing In Action
Courts of the Missing
Bronze Star
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
For his leadership and valor, Private Janes was awarded the Bronze 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.
Private Janes was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 15, 1950 and returned to duty on September 21, 1950. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on May 10, 1952. He was presumed dead on March 31, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.