92nd ARMORED FIELD ARTILLERY BN
                 

RED DEVILS
KOREA 1950-54
KILLED IN ACTION (19)
MARIANO ARRENDONDO -
A BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION
24 APRIL 1951
KENNETH R. BASHAM - B BATTERY -
KILLED IN ACTION 8 FEBRUARY 1953
JAMES BRADLEY - SERVICE BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 14 JULY 1953
CHRISTOPHER DONALL - KILLED IN ACTION 7 MARCH 1952
JAMES N. DORLAND - HQ BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 26 MARCH 1953
while flying in L-19 plane as Forward Observer. He was from Smoke Rise N.J.
CALVIN C. GRANT - C BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 24 APRIL 1951
                     Awarded the Silver Star posthumously
                                            " Battle Victim"
"This Danville soldier was killed in action on April 24, 1951, according to a message received from the Defense Department  by his wife, Mrs. Mary Matherly Grant, of 833 Colquohoun Avenue.Private Grant was a member of the 92nd Armored Field Artillery.He was a veteran of World War II, having served 18 months in the European Theater. A member of the Army Reserve Corps, he was called back to duty October 15, of last year. The deceased was a native of Blanch, N.C., a son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Charlie Grant. During the past 10 years he had engaged in farming in the Blairs community except for time in the service. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Carroll Anderson Grant, and an infant daughter, Patricia Wray. He also leaves a brother, Charlie Grant Jr. of Blanch and a sister, Mrs. Bernice Williams, of Yancyville."




MICHAEL HERKO JR. - KILLED IN ACTION 13 OCTOBER 1950
DONALD JOHNSON - B BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION - 5 NOVEMBER 1951

Donald Johnson was assigned to a detail with three other Red Devils plus a truck driver to gather and load bricks from a demolished building onto the truck. The open area where they were working was East of Hill 1062 and Kumhwa. Incoming Chinese rounds hit the truck wounding several and killing Johnson.
WILLIAM F. LONG - KILLED IN ACTION 14 OCTOBER 1951
HERMAN L. McCOLLUM - A BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 17 JUNE 1953
VERNON MEADOWS - SERV & B BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 14 JULY 1953
WILLIAM T. MOORE - A BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 17 JUNE 1953
ROBERT L. NICKSON - B BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 14 JULY 1953
RICHARD L. PEDERSEN - C BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 14 JULY 1953
OLIVER PORTER - A BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION - 24 APRIL 1951
PATRICK C. REID - HQ BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 14 JULY 1953
ANDREAS C. THIEL - SERV. BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 31 MARCH 1951
HAROLD F. WILSON -  B BATTERY - KILLED IN ACTION 28 SEPTEMBER 1950
" On 28 September Sergeant Wilson, Chief Of Howitzer Section in Battery B was killed when he inadvertently stepped in the path  of recoil of his weapon. He died instantly from a compound fracture of the skull." (Lt. Col. Lavoie's Daily Journal Book Pg. 5) 
92nd AFA Bn Wreath at Korean War Memorial - Sept. 2001
See Photo and commentary on Ivan Smith photo
"William F. Long , a Navy Veteran of WW II , joined " B" Battery 92nd AFA in December 1950. He was killed in action, on October 14, 1951, when an incoming enemy artillery round struck the halftrack he was on. Cpl. Long was 23 years old. He is sadly missed by his family."

(This message and photo was received on November 1, 2003 from the William F. Long Family)
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