Joseph L. Flaherty

Joseph L. Flaherty
Class Year 1950
Rank 1LT
Service USA
Conflict Korea
Born 1926
Died 07/09/1954 (MIA)
Location of Death North Korea

Additional Information

Military Awards and Decorations: Silver Star; Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster; Combat Infantryman's Badge; Korean Service Medal; United Nations Service Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Presidential Unit Citation; Republic of Korea War Service Medal

Memorialized: Honolulu Memorial

Notes: First Lieutenant Flaherty was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on April 18, 1953 and returned to duty on June 7, 1953. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 8, 1953. He was presumed dead on July 9, 1954. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

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