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George T. Hanrahan served with the following Units In Korea:- The 934th Signal Battalion, Outpost Company ( Sep. TAC) from September, 1950 to 08 July, 1951 and with this unit he was attached to Marine Tactical Air Control Sqdn #2 of the 1st Marine Division from the Inchon Invasion; the Wonsan Invasion; Push to the Yalu River; Hamhung; and the evacuation at Hungnam on Christmas Eve 1950.
The 6150th Tactical Air Control Sqdn from 08 July, 1951 to February, 1952 and with this unit Hanrahan was attached as a radio operator forward air controller with the following units:- the 1st Cavalry Div.- 5th, 7th, and 8th Regm'ts from 20 July, 1951 to 06 Sep.,1951 the 28th British Brigade of the 1st Commonwealth Division comprised of Able and Dog Companys of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI); 3rd Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment (RAR); Baker Company of the King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB); from 25 Sep., 1951 to 22 Nov., 1951. He was wounded on 08 October, 1951 and awarded the Purple Heart. Capital Republic of Korea (ROK), 27th Regm't from 25 Nov., 1951 to 18 Dec., 1951. 1st ROK Division, 12 Regm't from 19 Dec., 1951 to 19 Jan 1952.
Cpl. George T. Hanrahan was returned to the ZI ( Zone of the Interior) in February, 1952 for eventual discharge in Sep 1952 at 763rd AC&W Sqdn, Shawnee, New York
16" guns of the Missouri shelling Hungnam on 24/12/50. With 934th Signal Bn. attached to the 1st Marines. Moving up to Central Front. With 6150th TACP attached to 1st Cavalry. Sherman tanks in action; smoke as requested for air strike; Dog Patrol; with 6150th TACP attached to 1st Cavalry.
Advance Party to set up Communications at Pyongtaek, Later K 6. With 934th Sig. Bn. after evacuation from Hungnam; Pyongtaek, 934th Spring of 1951 - from left Brest; ? ; Hanrahan; Schilke; Doc. Dowdle (corpsman); Pyongtaek, 934th - Bunn & Hanrahan
Elements of the 934th at Pusan Marine Airstrip after evacuation from Hungnam; Hanrahan with 6150th attached to 1st Cavalry summer of 1951; Hanrahan with radio jeep - 1st Cavalry; Hanrahan with the 6150th and attached to the British 28th Brigade with Sgt Bill Chance of the Rifle Brigade, on the west central front north of the double bend in the Imjin river; Hanrahan at home with 6150th attached to Br. 28th Bde.
These 6 pictures were all taken at the west central front. Hanrahan was with the 6150th TACP attached to the British 28th Brigade of the 1st Commonwealth Division. Radio Jeep; Home; Centurion Tank; Centurion Tank with Hanrahan at the hatch; Weapons carrier; Hanrahan.
All these pictures were with the 28th Brigade. Forming Up Place for a new push on the Communist Division in front of us; Road to the front - the sign says "Is your journey really necessary. If you go beyond here you will draw shellfire"; Next 4 pictures were air strikes on that front. This all led up to the battle of Kowang Maryang San.