The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Harry Nubuyuki Tsuruoka
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Date of Death
November 14, 1952
Sergeant Tsuruoka was a member of Headquarters and Service Company, 151st Engineer Combat Battalion. 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.