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Denzil Gene Samsel

Stevenson, Washington

February 28, 1953

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
22 Army CPL

C CO 19 INF 24 DIV

CPL Denzil Gene Samsel, 22 joined the Army in 1947 and served in the Korean War where he was taken as a POW. Denzil died from malnutrition while "in
the hand of the opposing forces" in the prison camp on 28 February, 1953. He has never been recovered, but the family has chosen to honor both brothers together at this time.

Awards:

Purple Heart
Prisoner of War Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge

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Denzil Gene Samsel - Memorial Service - www.OurWarHeroes.org

June 18, 2014

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