James Lowell Welch
Born 1929 Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 16252172
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died November 28, 1950 in Korea Sergeant First Class Welch was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 2, 1950 and returned to duty on September 20, 1950. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 28, 1950. He was presumed dead on March 5, 1954. SFC Welch was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.
Source: Korean War Honor Roll, American Battle Monuments Commission