LUMS BOOK

This is a typed copy of a small black notebook carried by Howard R. Lumsden First Sgt of "L" Co, 21st Inf, 24th Inf Div

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6 Sept

KIA VAN POUCKE - BOYER

WIA MURDOCK - OCONNOR - BURNS - SIMPSON - SCHRAMM


Co in attack 0900 hrs 4 mi N KyonJu Lt to heavy resistance Obj Hill #137 secured 1200 hrs Advance continued 2000 yds N 3 prisoners taken

O - 5 EM - 177 Att - 8

S KOREAN - 55 WIA 5 KIA 2


7 Sept

IIA - Grimshaw

Co advanced to position 6 mi N KyonJu no resistance encountered 2 prisoners

O - 5 EM - 175 Att - 8 S Korean 59


8 Sept

Co advanced to position 8 mi N KyonJu no resistance

O - 5 EM - 176 Att - 8 S Korean 59

Returnee 'Trapani'

9 Sept

Co in position 8 mi N KyonJu

10 Sept

Ret(urned) Carl F. Bernard O 1688498

Surrels, Roy (RA)16289988

O - 6 EM - 177 Att - 8 TOT 184 (?)

Ret - O - 1 EM - 1

Co reverted to res position bivouac 1 mi N KyonJu

11 Sept

Bivouac Res position Returnee - Culp - Ulrey

O - 6 EM - 179 Att - 8 2 EM att Med. Co.

12 Sept

Spaulding - Tennant - Hosp.

Anderson Donald R RA13166035 Pfc

Terry 1st Lt Peigler

O - 5 EM - 177 Att - 8 G - 1 L - 3 L - O - 1

KyonJu

13 Sept

Trfd Hq Co 21st Inf Smith, Waldron, Rayner

To Med Co Dollar To I Co Lepore

Med Att Noble Kenneth H Pfc RA19304452

Mensay Tom R Cpl RA19219147

O - 5 EM - 172 Att - 10 L - EM - 5

KyonJu

14 Sept

Correction M/R 7 Sept Present for dy should be 175

Repl Boyd, Arthur M. 1st Lt O 1314095

Quinteros Simon Sgt (RA)18314668

Murro Cataldo J. Cpl (RA)13266110

Wolfe Wm H Jr Pfc (RA)52033970

Ret Tennant Att Med Montalbo Isaac G Cpl RA18016361

KyonJu

15 Sept

KyonJu

O - 6 EM - 177 att - 11 G - 4 Rep - 3 Ret - 1

G - O - 1

16 Sept

O - 6 EM - 177 att - 11

Taegu

17 Sept

O - 6 EM - 175 att 11 Losses 2 Sk - Sgt Anderson

IIA - Gebhart

Taegu

18 Sept

O - 6 EM - 177 att - 11 Gains 2 - Anderson, Lappas

Taegu

19 Sept

Henderson, Lindsay P Jr. 2nd Lt O 963477

O - 7 EM - 179 Att - 11 2 Rep Widger Thomas

Moved to Yulchon defensive assembly area

20 Sept

Quinteros (Hosp) Moor (Hosp) xxxxx (AWOL)

O - 7 EM - 176 Att - 11

Co in position Yulchon 3 mi S of Waegwan

1 prisoner

21 Sept

Culp (Hosp) Moor dy O - 7 EM - 176

Waegwan

22 Sept

Co advanced from position 8 mi NW of Waegwan 2 enemy tanks destroyed during night 21 Sept 1 prisoner taken

O - 7 EM - 176 att - 11

23 Sept

Co advanced on Taejon Highway from position 15 mi NW

Waegwan to position 12000 yd SE Kumchon Stopped 2200

hrs by battery enemy artillery 2 prisoners taken

O - 7 EM - 175 att - 11 WIA Mersing

24 Sept

Hosp Tennant, Surrels, Burgess Ret Culp, Ulrey

Togni Donald J. Pvt. RA12287495 to fdfr(or fdfv) Sv Co

Co advanced on Taejon highway (dry river bed) to position 5000 yd SE Kumchon no resistance

encountered

O - 7 EM - 175 att - 11

25 Sept

AWOL xxxxx, xxxxxx, xxxxxxxx

Co advanced from position 5000 yd SE Kumchon to objective Hill 103 & 104 1500 yd N Kumchon Subject to intense artillery and mortar fire 2200 2230 hrs no casualties no other enemy resistance encountered

Crossed Ld 2000 hrs reached objective 0700 hrs Morale high.

WIA SFC Medley PFC Croisant O - 7 EM - 170 att - 11

26 Sept

Co advanced from hill 103 & 104 to attack objective #1

4500 yd W vicinity Hakugyoku-do Objective secured 1900

hrs 15 prisoners 4-76mm guns 2 tanks Quantities of small

arms and ammo captured 2 EM killed 3 wounded 1 missing

KIA Sgt Lappas WIA Sgt Worthen Pvt Brant Fine Ellison

Epton Hosp Culp AR 605-145 O - 7 EM - 164 Att - 11

27 Sept

Hosp Tomolovski WIA Lt Henderson 23 Sept

Ret Sgt Worthen Pvt Fine Pvt Ellison

AWOL to Duty Pfc xxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxxxx

O - 7 EM - 169 Att - 11

Co moved by motor convoy from Hakugyoku-do to establish roadblock 3 mi N Yongdong Departed 0900 Arr 1330 Distance 28 mi

28 Sept

Byrge Charles P SFC RA7085714 att & jd fm Hq 3rd Bn

pending asgmt Hosp Rogers

Co moved by motor convoy fm position 3 mi W Yongdong to bivouac area 8 mi N Yongdong Departed 1000 hrs Arr 1230 hrs Distance 11 mi O - 7 EM - 169 att - 11

29 Sept

Co moved by motor convoy to bivouac area N Yongdong to establishg roadblock 6 mi S Taejon Departed 0830 Arr 1130 Distance 21 mi

Hosp Wagley O - 7 EM - 168 att - 11

30 Sept

Hosp Anderson, Donald - Fischbeck

Co maintaining roadblocks and checkpoints 6 mi S Taejon 23 suspected NK soldiers taken in custody

O - 7 EM - 166 att - 11

1 Oct

Co moved by foot and motor movement to position 8 mi S Taejon vicinity Ibaeng-ni with mission to establish roadblock outposts and conduct agressive patrols in area Tomolovski sk to dy O - 7 EM - 167 att - 11

2 Oct

Co moved by motor convoy fm Ibaeng-ni to OChin-ni Korea Departed 1100 hrs Arr 1730 hrs Distance 65 mi Mission to establish OP roadblocks and conduct aggressive patrols in area O - 7 EM - 167 att - 11

3 Oct

Co maintaining roadblocks outposts and conducting agressive patrols in area. 44 prisoners captured.

Hosp PFC Sandoval O - 7 EMM - 166 att - 11

4 Oct

Co maintaining roadblocks outpost and conducting patrols in area 21 prisoners captured.

1 Off Repl Chandler Woodrow W O - 8 EM - 166 att - 11

5 Oct

Co maintaining roadblocks outposts and conducting patrols in area 27 prisoners captured. Todd

O - 7 EM - 165 att - 11

6 Oct

Co enroute by motor convoy from Onchon-ni to Kaesong Departed 1215 Arr bivouac area 2100 Distance 88 mi

1 Off Returnee Brown 2nd Lt O 2212070

7 Oct

Co in bivouac assembly area 12 mi NW Seoul

O - 8 EM - 166 att - 11 1 EM Returnee Sgt Todd

8 Oct

Co in bivouac assembly area 12 mi NW Seoul

O - 8 EM - 166 att - 11 1 EM Returnee Mrad, Mahmoud Cpl

9 Oct

Co in bivouac assembly area 12 mi NW Seoul

Hosp Rebrovich, Emil Pfc O - 8 EM - 166 att - 11

10 Oct

Co in bivouac assembly area NW Seoul Korea

O - 8 EM - 166 att - 11

11 Oct

Ret Rebrovich, Emil Sk Studebaker, Lester M/Sgt.

O - 8 EM - 166 att - 11

Record of Events No Change

12 Oct

Co moved by motor convoy fr assembly area NW Seoul to relieve elements of 7th Cav Regt on roadblock & defensive position 1 mi W Paekch-on Departed 1015 hrs

Arr 1730 hrs Relief effected 2000 hrs.

Sk to dy Sgt. Studebaker Dy to AWOL xxxxxxx xxxxxxx

O - 8 EM - 165 att - 11

13 Oct

Co maintaining roadblock & defensive position 1 mi W Paekch-on Conducting aggressive patrols during daylight hrs 28 enemy prisoners captured York dy to sk in Hosp

O - 8 EM - 164 att - 11

14 Oct

York sk in hosp to dy Todd dy to trfd

Co on roadblock & defensive position 1 mi W Paekch-on Patrols captured 1 Off 33 EM O - 8 EM - 164 att - 11

15 Oct

Co maintaining roadblocks & defensive positions vicinity Paekch-on Patrols captured 12 enemy prisoners small arms & ammo.

Ret Croisant, Raymond E Cpl RA17240240.

AWOL xxxxxx, xxxxxx x Pvt RAxxxxxxxx 0600 12 Oct

3 EM trfd fr Hq Co 3rd Bn Mulvey Cpl Hoffman Pfc Loar Pvt O - 8 EM - 167 att - 11

16 Oct

Co moved by foot preceded by motorized patrol with mission to seize and secure Yonan Mission accomplished 1100 hrs no enemy resistance departed 0800 hrs returned to Paekch-on 1500 hrs O - 8 EM - 167 att - 11

17 Oct

North Korea Co moved by motor convoy from defensive position vicinity Paekch-on to bivouac area north of 38th departed 1630 hrs arr 2130 distance traveled 39 mi

departed bivouac area by foot 0700 hrs 17 Oct advancing north Leading elements of Bn stopped by enemy small arms fire 1500 hr Distance advanced 19 mi 14 enemy prisoners Changgon-Fan

18 Oct

Sinwon-ni Co advanced from vicinity Changgon-Fan to vicinity Sinwon-ni 14 enemy prisoners captured

Thur 19 (Oct)

Co minus 1st platoon moved from position N Sinwon-ni 1630 hrs 18 Oct with mission to establish roadblocks and defensive positions formerly occupied by Co K W Sinwon-ni 1st platoon remaining on position N Sinwon-ni maintaining roadblock & checkpoints in area

Fri 20 (Oct)

Co in defensive position maintaining roadblocks & checkpoints in area W Sinwon-ni Aggresive patrol in area NW Sinwon-ni in strength of 1 plat 16 killed 1 wounded captured 68 enemy prisoners captured during 24 hr period. O - 7 EM - 167 att - 10

WIA Preston, Roger L Pfc RA11202140 MedCo

Brown, Hugh A 2nd Lt O 2087064

Sat 21 (Oct)

Co minus 1st platoon dep from positions W Sinwon-ni 0845 hrs on aggressive patrol in area NW vicinity Mohock-lee returned to position Sinwon-ni 1330 hrs

O - 7 EM - 169 att - 10

Sun 22 (Oct)

No changes 47 enemy prisoners captured

Mon 23 (Oct)

Co moved by motor convoy fr Sinwon-ni to Yongu-ri NK departed 0900 arrived 1630 distance 91 mi

Tue 24 (Oct)

Co maintaining perimeter defense in assembly area Yongu-ri O - 8 EM - 171 att - 10

2 EM Repl Cottrell, Jones 1 Off Ret Brown

Wed 25 (Oct)

Yongu-ri No Change Losses Boyd, Bennett Gains Stewart, Roy O - 7 EM - 171 att - 10

Thu 26 (Oct)

Yongu-ri No Change 10 ROK Personnel reld fr atch


Fri 27 (Oct)

Co moved by motor convoy fr Yongu-ri NK to Aaju, NK dep 1200 hrs arr 1700 hrs Distance 38 mi

Sat 28 (Oct)

Co in assembly area bivouac Yazu, N. Korea

1 Off Repl received Lt Griffith, Joe E.

Sun 29 (Oct)

Co moved by motor convoy from Anju, NK to Yd08-97 Depart 1000 hrs arr 1400 hrs Distance 38 mi

O - 8 EM - 170 att - 10

30 Mon (Oct)

WIA - 1 ROK Kim Ki Taek K1104176 Sk Vanesky

Co in assembly area bivouac Yd08-97

O - 8 EM - 170 att - 10

Tue 31 (Oct)

Co departed by motor convoy 0830 hours fr assembly area Yd08-97 Arrived assembly area 1 mi east Kwak-son NK 100 hrs Distance 17 mi

Wed 1 Nov

Co departed 1700 hrs 31 Oct by motor convoy fr assembly area E Kwak-son Arrived assembly area Sonchon NK 1830 hrs Distance 17 mi O - 8 EM - 170 att - 11

Thu 2 (Nov)

Co in defensive position Sonchon NK 1st platoon + 60mm section departed 1800 hrs 1 Nov with mission to outpost & protect flank 90th FA Bn. Mission completed & returned to Co area 0930 hrs. O - 8 EM - 171 att - 11

7 enemy prisoners

Fri 3 (Nov)

Co departed with Bn 1530 hrs fr assembly area Sonchon NK arrived new area S Chongch'on River 1030 hrs Distance 72 mi (This is the pullback) O - 8 EM - 170

Tousha dy to Emer Lv

Sat 4 (Nov)

Co in defensive position 6 mi NE Anju NK south of Chongchon Gang River O - 8 EM - 170 att - 11

Sun 5 (Nov)

Co departed 2330 hrs (4 Nov) fr defensive position for Bn assembly prep for Regt attack on enemy positions NE Anju Co advanced in BN attack 0800 hrs to objective 8 mi N Anju NK Objective secured 1100 hrs Heavy enemy resistance

5 KIA 10 WIA 1 NBC 2 EM returnees Swift - Schramm

KIA Cottrell - White - Duarte - Gosvener - Bogenschild

WIA Haworth - Tompkins - Warren - Dreisonstok - Chandler - Allen - Henderson - Noble

WIA FO Party B-52 Dossett James T Cpl RA15421253

Heiser Don J Sfc RA13007246

ROK - Lee Pok Li Lee Hantok NBC - Ulrey

(This was the night K Co shot one of their own who failed to respond to a challenge followed by attack off to my left 'south' bugles - lots of firing etc.)

Mon 6 (Nov)

Co in attack on enemy positions 8 mi N Anju Objective secured 1700 hrs Light enemy resistance Co reverted to Bn reserve to position 7 mi N Anju

1 Off LWA Chandler, W 1st Lt

6 EM WIA Franks - Wall - Allen, W - Gordon - Wilson -

Yakowski (Med) O - 8 EM - 160 att - 10

Tue 7 (Nov)

Co departed fr reserve position 7 mi N Anju 1530 hrs Arrived bivouac area 8 mi E Anju 1730 hrs

2 EM Weckworth - Canales trfd Sv Co O - 8 EM - 158

Wed 8 (Nov)

Co in bivouac Bn assembly area 8 mi E Anju NK

O - 8 EM - 158 att - 10

Thu 9 (Nov)

Co in bivouac Bn assembly area 8 mi E Anju NK

1 EM Ret Burns, Jack Pvt RA18282631

1 EM dy to sk in Hosp Moor O - 8 EM - 158 att - 10

Fri 10 (Nov)

Co in bivouac Bn assembly area Yonghung-ni NK

O - 8 EM - 158 att - 10

Sat 11 (Nov)

Co in bivouac Bn assembly area Yonghung-ni NK

1 EM dy to sk in Hosp Milos O - 8 EM - 157 att - 10

Sun 12 (Nov)

Co in bivouac Bn assembly area Yonghung-ni NK

O - 8 EM - 157 att - 10

Mon 13 (Nov)

Co in bivouac Bn assembly area Yonghung-ni NK

O - 8 EM - 158 att - 10

1 EM Repl received Jones, Charles E Sgt.

Tue 14 (Nov)

Record of Events no change

1 EM dy to sk in Hosp Cadger O - 8 EM - 157 att - 10

Wed 15 (Nov)

Record of Events no change

1 EM dy to sk in Hosp Tomolovski

1 EM trfd 8069 Rep Co Sylvia

Lt Dreisonstok trfd & reasgd Hq Co 3rd Bn

O - 7 EM - 155 att - 11

Thu 16 (Nov)

No Change

Fri 17 (Nov)

1 EM Ret Sfc Medley O - 7 EM - 156 att - 11

Sat 18 (Nov)

No Change

2 EM Ret Pfc Wall Cadger 1 EM AWOL to dy Pfc xxxxxxx

O - 7 EM - 158 att - 11

Sun 19 (Nov)

No Change

Mon 20 (Nov)

No Change

Tue 21 (Nov)

No Change

Wed 22 (Nov)

Co departed with Bn 1000 hrs by motor convoy for new assembly area Arrived 1500 hrs Distance 23 mi

Thu 23 (Nov)

Co in Bn assembly area vicinity Tongmun-ni

Fri 24 (Nov)

Co advanced with Bn from assembly area west to position vicinity Chang'gye No enemy Crossed LD 0730 Arrived 1530 Distance 13 mi

Sat 25 (Nov)

Co advanced with Bn from vicinity Chang'gye 0800 hrs to position vicinity Chonju Arrived 1330 Distance 10

1 Ret Tomolovski 1 sk in hosp Cason

O - 7 EM - 159 att - 11

Sun 26 (Nov)

Co in defensive position vicinity Chonju 2nd Plat 1 57mm sqd & 1 60mm sqd departed 0800 on combat patrol west approx 7000 yds Arrived obj & returned to Co area

No enemy encountered 2 EM sk in Hosp Sfc Medley

Sgt Musick O - 7 EM - 157 att - 11

Mon 27 (Nov)

Co withdrew with Bn from defensive position Chonju to

defensive position Chang'gye Departed by foot 1200 hrs

Arrived 1615 hrs Distance 9 mi O - 7 EM - 159

3 EM Ret Ulrey - Jones - Jones Hays trfd

1 EM Ret Musick 3 EM dy to sk in hosp Tomolovski - Trapani - York O - 7 EM - 157

Tue 28 (Nov)

Co withdrew from defensive position vicinity Chang'gye to defensive position 4 mi NW Pachchon Departed by foot 1000 hrs Arrived 1500 hrs Distance 12 mi

Wed 29 (Nov)

Co withdrew from defensive position Pachchon to position

38 mi N Pyongyang Departed by foot 1400 hrs Arrived 0400 hrs Distance 70 mi O - 7 EM - 157

Thu 30 (Nov)

Co in Bn defense perimeter NW Pyongyang

O - 7 EM - 157

Fri 1 (Dec)

Co withdrew from defensive position NW Pyongyang to position 25 mi SE Pyongyang Departed by motor convoy 0630 hrs Arrived 1630 hrs Distance 63 mi

2 hosp Lt Henderson - Sfc Medley O - 6 EM - 156

Sat 2 (Dec)

Co in Bn defense perimeter 25 mi SE Pyongyang

O - 6 EM - 156

Sun 3 (Dec)

Co withdrew with Bn by motor convoy from position SE

Pyongyang to Sungui-ri Departed 1730 hrs 2 Dec

Arrived 0430 hrs O - 6 EM - 156

Mon 4 (Dec)

Co in Bn defense perimeter vicinity Sungui-ri

2 EM Ret Mersing - Medley O - 6 EM - 156

Tue 5 (Dec)

Co in Bn defense perimeter vicinity Sungui-ri

1 EM Rep Sgt Weckworth O - 6 EM - 159

Wed 6 (Dec)

No Change

Thu 7 (Dec)

No Change

Fri 8 (Dec)

Co withdrew with Bn from position vicinity Siriwan-ni, NK to position south of 38th parallel vicinity Songu-ri S. Korea. Departed 1000 hrs (7 Dec) Arrived 0200

Distance 148 mi

Sat 9 (Dec)

Co in Bn assembly area vicinity Songu-ri S. Korea.

Sun 10 (Dec)

No Change O - 6 EM - 159 att - 11

Mon 11 (Dec)

Co departed from Bn assembly area Songu-ri by motor convoy 0800 hrs Arrived new defense area 1300 hrs Distance 10 mi.

Tue 12 (Dec)

Co in defense position vicinity of (Mansegyo) S. Korea. O - 6 EM - 159

Wed 13 (Dec)

No Change 1 EM Ret Gephart O - 6 EM - 160

Thu 14 (Dec)

No Change

Fri 15 (Dec)

No Change 1 EM Ret Cason O - 6 EM - 161

Sat 16 (Dec)

No Change

Sun 17 (Dec)

3 EM AWOL eff 0600 16 Dec xxxxxx - xxxxxxx - xxxxxxx

O - 6 EM - 158

Mon 18 (Dec)

Farr sk in hosp O - 6 EM - 157

Tue 19 (Dec)

2 EM sk in hosp Gerlach - Leslie O - 6 EM - 155

Wed 20 (Dec)

1 EM sk in hosp Stewart D O - 6 EM - 154

Thu 21 (Dec)

1 EM sk in hosp Zarkowski 1 AWOL to dy - xxxxxx

2 trfr pend Weber - Jones 1 asgd & jd - Conner

Co in defensive position vicinity Mansegyo S. Korea 7 man patrol departed 1900 hrs with mission to contact enemy & secure prisoners. Reconoitered 2000 yds N and maintained listening post Returned to Co area 0500 hrs No enemy activity

Fri 22 (Dec)

4 trfr pend Weber - Jones - Conner - Simpson

2 EM sk in hosp Allen - Weckworth

2 EM sk to dy Zarkowski - Gerlach

O - 6 EM - 155 att - 10

Sat 23 (Dec)

No Change

Sun 24 (Dec)

No Change Events 2 sk to dy Allen - Leslie

1 dy to sk Pendley O - 6 EM - 156

Mon 25 (Dec)

No Change 1 EM dy to sk Gerlach O - 6 EM - 155

Tue 26 (Dec)

No Change 1 EM dy to sk in hosp SIW Wojciechowski

1745 hrs 25 Dec O - 6 EM - 154

Wed 27 (Dec)

No Change 2 EM dy to sk in hosp Leslie - Smith J.P.

O - 6 EM - 152

Thu 28 (Dec)

No Change O - 6 EM - 152

Fri 29 (Dec)

No Change O - 6 EM - 152

Sat 30 (Dec)

2 EM to dy Wilson - Musick O - 6 EM - 152

Sun 31 (Dec)

1 EM AWOL 1800 hrs xxxxx 1 EM sk to dy Smith, J.P.

O - 6 EM - 152

Mon 1 (Jan)

Co departed Mansegyo 1515 hrs (31 Dec) Arrived new area 0315 hrs O - 6 EM - 152

Tue 2 (Jan)

Co with Bn in Regt Res defensive position vicinity of ()

1 EM AWOL to dy 1530 hrs xxxxxx O - 6 EM - 152

Wed 3 (Jan)

Co departed w/Bn 1600 hrs from Regt Res defensive position by motor Arrived new area 2230 hrs

2 EM dy to sk in hosp Combs - Widger

1 EM SWA Padilla 1630 1 EM trfd Conner

Thu 4 (Jan)

Co departed w/Bn 1715 hrs by foot & motor movement Arrived Bn assembly area 2030 hrs Distance 11 mi

Fri 5 (Jan)

Co departed from Bn assembly area 0930 hrs by motor convoy Arrived new area 1700 hrs Distance 61 mi

Sat 6 (Jan)

Co in Bn assembly area vicinity (Medewon)

Sun 7 (Jan)

No Change 2 EM trfd Simpson - Jones

Mon 8 (Jan)

No Change

Tue 9 (Jan)

Co deptd w/Bn by motor convoy on recon in force to vicinity Yoju Departed 1145 hrs Completed mission & ret to Co area 1700 hrs Distance round trip 44 mi

Wed 10 (Jan)

No Change

Thu 11 (Jan)

No Change

Fri 12 (Jan)

1 EM dy to sk in hosp (Brian 4P 111 5 Jan)

1 EM Jd fr Sv Co pend asgmt O - 6 EM - 147

Sat 13 (Jan)

1 EM asgd fr Sv Co Walden O - 6 EM - 148

Sun 14 (Jan)

No Change

Mon 15 (Jan)

No Change

Tue 16 (Jan)

No Change

Wed 17 (Jan)

No Change

Thu 18 (Jan)

1 EM sk to dy Combs

Fri 19 (Jan)

1 Off Asgd & Jd to reld fr asgmt & Reasgd to Co K

1 EM sk to dy Pendley O - 5 EM - 150

Sat 20 (Jan)

Co departed w/Bn fr Bn assembly area vicinity Modowan with mission to relieve 1st Bn on outposts vicinity Yoju Departed 1000 hrs Relief completed 1430 hrs

O - 5 EM - 150

Sun 21 (Jan)

Co maintaining outposts and conducting aggressive patrols in vicinity Yoju 1 EM trfd - Mrad

Mon 22 (Jan)

No Change

Tue 23 (Jan)

1st platoon patroling N of Han River vicinity Yoju encountered enemy est to be of approx 100 Patrol withdrew after brief fire fight Lt Epton WIA

Stewart LWA 2 ROK MIA

Wed 24 (Jan)

Co departed 0800 hrs on recon in force N of Han River vic Yoju encountered approx 20 en En withdrew after brief fire fight 1 EM dy to trfd Hq Co Kenniston

Thu 25 (Jan)

Umbaugh John W RA 15293124 Sgt atchd pend asgmt.

Fri 26 (Jan)

No Change O - 4 EM - 148

Sat 27 (Jan)

1 EM trfd Zarkowski O - 4 EM - 147

Sun 28 (Jan)

Co relieved on outposts & patroling Chombung-ni Departed by motor convoy 1515 hrs 27th Arrived Bn assembly area 1630 hrs

1 EM LI NBC - Johnson O - 4 EM - 146

Mon 29 (Jan)

3 EM dy to sk in hosp Ulrey - Byrge - Sheehan

O - 4 EM - 143

Tue 30 (Jan)

Co deptd assembly area by motor convoy 2300 hrs (29th) Arr new area 0345 hrs Distance 28 mi Machang-dong

Wed 31 (Jan)

1 Off dy to trfr Chandler

6 ROK recd fr Hq Co O - 3 EM - 143 ROK - 30

Thu 1 (Feb)

Machang-dong assembly area

2 EM dy to sk in hosp Nicholson - Mulvey

Fri 2 (Feb)

Machang-dong 1 EM AWOL to dy - xxxxx

O - 3 EM - 142 att 11

Sat 3 (Feb)

Machang-dong 1 EM sk to dy Gerlach

1 EM AWOL to Conf xxxxxxx O - 3 EM - 143 att 11

Sun 4 (Feb)

Co departed w Bn 1100 hrs fr assembly area Arrived new area 1300 hrs Distance 23 mi to establish Bn def perimeter vicinity Chonyang

1 dy to AWOL xxxxxxx 0 - 3 EM - 142

Mon 5 (Feb)

Co departed w/Bn fr Bn assembly area vicinity Chonyang with mission to secure & occupy position between 19th Inf and 1st Bn 21st Departed by foot 2000 hrs Secured & occupied obj 2330 hrs Distance travelled 5 mi

2 EM dy to sk Gephart - Hajdinak O - 3 EM - 140

Tue 6 (Feb)

Co attacked by est En Bn supported by mortar & auto wpns Forced to withdraw 0430 hrs Counter attack supported by arty & mortar fire 1130 hrs Regained positions after 2 previous unsuccessful attempts due to heavy resistance Enemy withdrew leaving approx 250 dead and large quantities of equipment

1 prisoner captured Friendly casualties 1 - O

23 EM WIA 12 EM KIA 1 EM MIA

1 Ret McGuire 1 BC Murphy

Wed 7 (Feb)

Co reorganizing & consolidating positions Rec'd light SA & mortar fire during night No other enemy activity

3 NBC Stewart - Loar - Cason

Thu 8 (Feb)

No enemy activity O - 2 EM - 101 att - 12

Fri 9 (Feb)

1 Chink came forward & surrendered 0730 hrs No other enemy activity     O - 2 EM - 97 att - 12

1 EM SIA DOI 1530 Weckerly 1800 hrs

3 EM sk Rebrovich - Swift - Brennan

Sat 10 (Feb)

10 man patrol departed 0900 hrs Encountered 6 man en patrol which withdrew when fired on Mission completed & rtd Co area 1330 hrs.             O - 2 EM - 97 att - 12

Sun 11 (Feb)

No enemy activity 3 EM tdy to dy Anderson - Bishop - Nelson 2 EM sk to dy Brennan - Murphy

1 O asgd to Hq Co 3rd Bn Lt Gainok W P dy Co Cmdr

eff 2 Feb 1951 O - 3 EM - 99

Mon 12 (Feb)

No Change O -3 EM - 99 att 12, 1-O dy to tdy Lt. Bernard 2 EM dy to     tdy R & R, Anderson - Wines 

1-EM atchd & Jd pend asgmt, Risner Stanford Cpl RA18307598 Reld & fr asgd & dy, 11 FABn Per SO 38 Par 3 Hq 24 Inf Div EDCMR 11 Feb. 2 EM reld fr atchd & Jd & asgd Per Par 17 SO 26 Hq 21st as amended EDCMR 3 Feb 51

1 EM sk to dy Rebrovich - York, Wm H RA15267574 Pfc fr 24th Repl Co EDCMR 3 Feb 51 Per SO 32 Par 22 Hq 24th Div

Tue 13 (Feb)

1 EM trfd Weber 

1 EM dy to AWOL 1500 hrs 11 Feb xxxxxx 

O - 3 EM - 100 att 11