The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.
Rank: Private First Class
Service Number: 29151978
Date Missing: 1952-10-08
Unit: 17th Infantry Regiment 7th Infantry Division
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
Rosette In Place:
Next Steps: Private First Class Rivera-Claudio was a Light Weapons Infantryman in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Kumhwa, North Korea on October 8, 1952. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. ** Private First Class Rivera-Claudio was awarded 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.
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