Corp. John Gorman Killed in Action in South Korea

(April 25, 1952) John R. Gorman, 24, was killed in action in Korea a year ago, the Defense Department declared recently.

Pfc. Gorman had been listed as missing in action since May 18, 1951.

Drafted in September 1950, Gorman arrived at the front in Korea late last summer.

His parents Mr. and Mrs. Francis H. Gorman, who moved to Nutley only a month ago from Belleville, were informed of the casualty by a telegram from Washington.

Born in Scranton, Pa., John Gorman was graduated from Good Counsel High School in Newark and Seton Hall University.


John R. Gorman
Essex, New Jersey
Born 1926
Corporal, U.S. Army
Killed in Action
Died May 18, 1951 in Korea 

Corporal Gorman was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on May 18, 1951.

Corporal Gorman was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

Adapted from The Nutley Sun, April 25, 1952.

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