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This volume of the RED AND BLACK is dedicated to the
Central men and women who served their country and the
United Nations in the Korean crisis.
Mr. Alexander and Frieda Gill displaying the Design for the
Korean War Service Roll.
PFC. FRED G. BEVFODEN
Pfc. Fred G. Bevfoden was a member of the USM
CR "E" Co., 7th Regiment, lst Bn., lst Marine
Division. After eight weeks of Boot Training at
Camp Pendleton, California, Fred left in late
September, 1950, for a further three weeks' train-
ing period in Japan before going to Korea. It was
on November 28, 1950, at the Changjin Reservoir,
that he met death on the battlefield. From the
letter of commendation written to F'red's mother
by his superior officer, it seems clear that death
was instantaneous. He received the Purple Heart.
Fred was a Six in Central when the Korean War
broke out. Being a reserve, he had to give up
school. He would have graduated with our pres-
PFC. DONALD E. EICHSCHLAG
Pfc. Donald E. Eichschlag was connected with
the USMCH "D" Co., 7th Regiment, 2nd Bn., lst
Marine Division. He entered Boot Camp in June,
1950, left St. Louis on August 4, and met death
at the Changjin Reservoir, Yudami Hill, at 1 A.M.
on November 28, 1950. A St. Louis friend, Dan
Drew, who was with Donald in his final battle re-
ports that his death, from a head wound, was in-
stantaneous. James D. Hammond, Jr., of the 7th
Marine, 1st Division, wrote to Mrs. Eichschlagz
"Donald's integrity and devotion to duty won for
him the respect of all his comrades, particularly
in the Korean Campaign, where he paid the su-
preme sacriffce. He was awarded the Purple
Though Donald received his diploma from Beau-
mont,he was in Central lonq enouqh to make many
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