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Biography
 
Luis Lugo Luis Lugo  1998
Luis 1951 Luis at Baton Rouge 1998
Last Name: 
LUGO
First Name Middle Initial:
LUIS E
Nick Name:
Street:  1816 STANFORD Ave City & State: METAIRIE, LA E-Mail: 
Zip: 70003 Phone:  (504) 455-3168 Spouse: MARIE ALIDA
Conflict: Korea Service Branch: ARMY Unit: 65th Infantry Regiment / 3rd Div
Theater: ETO Where Captured: 38th Parallel Date Captured: 8/19/51
Camps Held In: Camp 1, Camp 3 Chansong How Long Interned: 731 days
Liberated / repatriated: Repatriated Date Liberated: 8/19/53 Age at Capture: 23
Medals Received: PURPLE HEART MEDAL
Military Job: PFC Company: Internal Revenue Service
Occupation after War:  Treasury Department, U.S. Government

 

Bio:

Captured in the Demilitarized Zone when entire company was surrounded by the Chinese. The Chinese had intercepted the messengers bringing the last instructions concerning the mission.

 

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