American Legion Post 50 SAL 50 New York USA
The Korean War Memorial in Washington DC
|Pelhamites Who Died During Military
Service From the Korean War
Lt. Evans in Korea 1952
Capt. Leon Sparks 1962 - 1964
Photos on this page graciously
provided courtesy of Mr. Leon Sparks,
of Nashville, TN who served with Lt.
Evans in Korea during 1952.
William Edward Malone Jr., USMC grew up at 24 Young Avenue in Pelham.
He graduated from Fordham University in 1953 where he had taken ROTC
courses. Shortly after his college graduation he enrolled in the US Marine
Officer Candidate School training program held at Quantico, Virginia. Following
a twenty mile march in full equipment on an excessively hot day, he succumbed
to heat stroke on July 22, 1953.
A service was held for Mr. Malone at the Quantico Marine base at which the
entire base attended. His funeral mass was held at St. Catherine’s Church.
William Edward Malone Sr, his Father was a WWI veteran who died in 1969. His
brother James J. Malone also attended Fordham University and served in the US
Army provided this account during the summer of 2007.
(November 10, 2007)
First Lt. Barry J. Sullivan, USAF. an Air Force officer, was a member of the
319th Fighter Interceptor Squadron based at kamaki, Japan. While flying a
mission on March 15, 1955 he was killed. mission March 15, 1955 from Kamaki,
Japan as a member of 319th Fighter Interceptor Squadron. A mass held was
held at St. Catherine's Church in pelham and he was interred at St. Raymond's
Cemetery in the Bronx. He left a wife and young son. .New York Times April 1,
1955. (Nov. 17, 2007)
Milton Harrington, listed on the Pelham Memorial Day list, any information is
requested to be sent to American Legion Post 50 Pelham or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Nov. 10, 2007)
Eugene Lee Evans, a 1945 graduate of Pelham Memorial High School, he was
an outstanding four sport athlete. After service in the Marine Corps,, he joined
fellow PMHS teammate "Tim" Howard at Morgan State University in Baltimore
where he was an end on a national championship football team. A member of
one of the first Army ROTC at a historically African-American university, he was
commissioned a US Army Officer upon graduation. Lt. Evans was sent to lead a
unit in the Korean War in 1953. Leading a night scout mission across enemy
lines, he was killed when his unit was ambushed. (Nov. 11, 2007) More
information about Eugene Lee Evans is available on:
Link to Story and Pictures of Lt. Eugene Evans