HERMAN L. DRISKELL, JR., 2LT, USA

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Date of birth: November 24, 1926

Date of death: July 6, 1950

Age: 23

Herman is listed with “Those We Left Behind.” He is also listed as Jr. in Lucky Bag, but not on Memorial Hall panel. Verify correctness.

Loss

Herman was among 98 soldiers lost at the Battle of Cheonan on July 6, 1950 in combat with vastly superior North Korean forces.

His battalion was nearly destroyed in the battle; it suffered a loss of nearly two thirds of its manpower and most of its heavy equipment.

Herman is buried in Louisiana.

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