Thomas Joseph Joyce Jr.

Korean War
Service #O-1825961
RankCaptain U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 23 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Captain Joyce was awarded the Purple Heart, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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, and numerous awards for his service during World War II.
Captain Joyce a veteran of World War II, serving in the Battle of the Bulge. In Korea, he was a was a member of the 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on February 13, 1951 and died while a prisoner on May 23, 1951 of pneumonia.