The Korean War
MORTON,Edward W. .....SFC .....ARMY .....13 FEB 1951
.....KILLED IN ACTION
WASHINGTON,Perry L. ..PVT .....ARMY ......6 MAY 1952
.....KILLED IN ACTION
Texas Casualty List
PARTICIPANTS from Burnet County
[if you or your relative from Burnet County served during the Korean
send names and info to me]
Roy Maddux - U.S.
Marine Corps; 20 year veteran. Served during Korean and Vietnam
Franklin Lawrence Phelps
Mr. Phelps was born March 8, 1932, Milam County,
Texas. His parents, Jesse and Katherine White Phelps moved to Burnet
County in the Oatmeal Area when he was 8 months old. When he was
barely 16, he enlisted in the Air Force saying he was 17. He was in
Tagu, Korea for 15 months. He went in on April 20th, 1948 and was
discharged on April 20th, 1952. He was in the 49th Fighter Bomber
Benjamin Leroy Sparks
Links for your Korean War
Records (Korean Conflict) - 8,206 records from the
Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office
- American Battle
Monuments Commission --
The ABMC is responsible for
commemorating the services of the American Armed Forces where they
have served since April 6, 1917 through the establishment of
suitable memorial shrines; designing, constructing, operating and
maintaining permanent American military burial grounds in foreign
countries. Web site includes detailed descriptions of overseas
cemeteries and links to searchable databases of war dead.
War Project - - history and
reference, maps, memorials, recollections, POW/MIA information,
- Korean War
50th Anniversary - - dedicated to
all those who served their country during the Korean War,
especially those who paid the ultimate price and those who
suffered as POWs. May we always keep the memory of their sacrifice
the Korean War - - book reviews and
transcripts from first person accounts.
Army in the Korean War - - policy
and direction: the first year.
- Korean War - - frequently asked
questions about the Korean War, campaign stories from Chinese
perspective, factual descriptions of political asepects
unavailable from US sources.
If you have Burnet County relatives who served in Korea, please
consider contributing their names and stories to this page. Newspaper
clippings, units served in, dates of service, any little tidbit is
acceptable. Help me preserve the memories of our county's veterans.
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