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Richard K. Makua

Date of birth: October 30, 1927
Home of record: Hawaii
Status: POW


Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Korean War

Private First Class Richard K. Makua (ASN: US-50001626), United States Army, was held as a Prisoner of War after he was captured during the Korean War on 2 September 1951 and was held until his release on 3 September 1953 after the signing of the Armistice.

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

Action Date: September 2, 1951 - September 3, 1953

Service: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Division: Prisoner of War (Korean War)