From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Laramore '51

Date of birth: March 30, 1926

Date of death: October 25, 1952

Age: 26

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He was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division and was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on October 25, 1952.

Second Lieutenant Laramore was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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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Hal Crandall '51 and Standford Nall '51 were also on the gymnastics team.

Morris Reisinger '51, Jerome Stuart '51, Earl Valentine, Jr. '51, and William Phillips '51 were also graduates of the "9th Special Basic Class" who trained at Quantico from July to December 1951.

Class of 1951

James is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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