The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PV2 James Curtis Mullins, RA13305005, who died in the service of his country on July 22nd, 1950 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death James was 21 years of age. He was from Kentucky. James' Military Occupation Specialty was 4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman.
The decorations earned by PV2 James Curtis Mullins include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private First Class Mullins was a member of Company H, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Private First Class Mullins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
PFC James Curtis Mullins, 18, formerly of Letcher, Kentucky was killed in action on July 22, 1950.
Private First Class Mullins was a Heavy Weapons Infantryman with Company H, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 22, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953 and his remains were not identified from the remains of nine men who were recovered from the battlefield shortly afterward. Eight of the remains were subsequently identified and the ninth individual was buried as Unknown. In 2012 the remains were exhumed for reanalysis and the remains were identified as PFC James C. Mullins. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Private First Class Mullins was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 12:00 Noon in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake with full military honors.
He is survived by his brother, Clayton Carl Mullins of Spring Lake.
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