August Barton Cross
Born 16 May 1932, Gassaway, Braxton, West Virginia
Corporal Cross was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in Korea. He was listed as missing in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 17, 1952. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 May 1932
  • Date of death: 17 July 1952
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Second Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Bottom Panel
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