John Considine

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John Joseph Considine (81) was born in the Bronx, NYC, and was working in a factory before enlisting on October 22, 1951. He arrived in Korea in October 1952, and was stationed at Triangle Hill as a part of the Baker Company, 31st infantry regiment, 7th infantry division. He was a CPL, participating in the Old Baldy campaign as a rifleman. He had been wounded twice during the war, first on April 24, 1953 and then second on March 24, 1953, and received two purple hearts, the CIB Badge, the UN Medal, Korea Medal, three battle stars, and the National Defense medal for his commitments. He departed from Korea on July 27, 1953, and continued as a soldier in basic training until he was discharged on October 22, 1954. After being discharged, John worked at his old jobs and re-enlisted in the army for another three years afterwards. His hobbies now include woodworking.


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