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Adame, Ruben Sanchez
Ruben Sanchez Adame
Born May 23, 1931
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1099809
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died April 23, 1951 in Korea
Private First Class Adame was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while defending "Horseshoe Ridge", north of Chunchon and near the 38th Parallel against a Chinese assault on April 23, 1951. He was presumed dead on December 17, 1953. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Private First Class Adame was awarded the Purple Heart with Gold Star, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.