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Roscoe L. Batton

Home of record: Norfolk Virginia
Status: POW


Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

Corporal Roscoe L. Batton (ASN: RA-13291155), United States Army, was held as a Prisoner of War after he was captured during the Korean War on 29 April 1951 and was held until he his successful escape from captivity on 4 May 1951.

General Orders: NARA Database: Repatriated Korean Conflict Prisoners of War, 7/5/1950 - 10/6/1954

Action Date: April 29, 1951 - May 4, 1951

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Division: Prisoner of War (Korean War)