Thomas W. Marske

Korean War
Service #55269877
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 18 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Marshke was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Private First Class Marshke was a member of the 919th Engineer Aviation Construction Battalion. On June 18, 1953, he was a passenger on a C-124A Globemaster transport traveling from Tachikawa Air Base, Japan to Korea. He was killed when the aircraft crashed about three miles from Tachikawa.