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- Name: Ernest Robinson
- Location of Birth:
- Date of Birth: November 11, 1932
- Date of Death: March 31, 1951 (18 years old)
- High School and Class:
- Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
- Branch: Army
- Other Branch:
- Date Sworn In:
- Place Sworn In:
- Date of Discharge:
- Place of Discharge:
- Military Awards:
Prisoner of War Medal
Good Conduct Medal (Army)
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Military Highlights:
Sergeant Robinson, a member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Leech Lake Pillager, was assigned to Battery D, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division.
Ernest's service occupation was a cook.
- Wars Involved:
- MIA / POW:
Ernest was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Hoengsong, South Korea on February 13, 1951 and died enroute to the Suan holding camp in North Korea on March 31, 1951. His remains were not recovered.
Final disposition date: March 31, 1951
Memorial Site: National Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
- Civilian Life:
Ernest was listed in the 1940 Federal Census as a resident of Itasca County.
His grave marker is in Pine Grove Cemetery at Cass Lake, Minnesota.
He is memorialized at Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. This is an American Battle Monuments Commission location.
Ernest is remembered at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. This is a National Parks Service and American Battle Monuments Commission location.
- Tribal Affiliation(s): Chippewa Tribe, Leech Lake Pilager