Robert Steven Duffy

Profile Video Photo PREV NEXT LIST
Interview

Robert Duffy (80) was born in Shickshinny, PA. He worked as a drycleaner in Syracuse, NY before enlisting in the military. His military service lasted from August 1949 to November 1952. During his service period, Duffy went to Inchon, Korea, where he was stationed from September 1950 to October 1951. He served as a 1st Air Delivery Pilot and in the F Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines as a Private First Class, transitioning to Corporal before his military discharge. He was a cargo handler in 1st Air Delivery and squad leader rifle pilot. He participated in the Inchon Seoul Campaign, Hongnam Chosin Campaign, and South Central Campaign. For his commitments during the war, Duffy received 1 Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation with 1 star, Korean Service Medal with 4 stars, and UN Ribbon. After returning to the United States, he served in a guard unit at Barstow Supply Depot in California. He did factory work, was a presser at a drycleaners, went to funeral director school, and became the owner of a dry cleaning shop.

Photo

In fox-hole on fox hill facing rocky ridge

Reunion of fox company 2003

Map of Changjin reservoir area

Map of Yudam

Closer look of Changhang-ni

Original copy of aircraft accident report

Aircraft accident report

Fox hill aerial photo

Tables of pictures of some territories during Korea War

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

Letter from a member of the 1st air delivery platoon, 1st Marine Division

Aircraft accident report


Original copy of aircraft accident report

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

1st Air Delivery Pilot and F Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Regiment Marines

In fox-hole on fox hill facing rocky ridge