Byron G. "Cooke" Barnes at medical aidman training unit, February 1953. Cooke later joined the USAF. He retired from the Air Force in 1977.
March 1953, Cooke Barnes coming from outpost Yoke.
Byron G. "Cooke" Barnes on Hill 347, April or May 1953. Cooke was a combat medic, Army MOS 1666.
"Cooke" Barnes in 1953. In the distance is Pork Chop Hill. The white smoke is white phosphorous being fired by the Chinese Communists.
May, 1953. Byron G. "Cooke" Barnes onHill 347.
Byron G. "Cooke" Barnes on Hill 347, South Korea.
Byron G. "Cooke" Barnes poses holding his burp gun in May 1953 before he had a haircut.
Corporal Byron G. "Cooke" Barnes on Hill 347, May 1953.
Angelo Myra from Connecticutt. He fought on Pork Chop Hill and made it back.
The "Aussie" that dropped in one night. Les Vievers, Kuranda via Cairns, New South Wales, Australia. He was in a Jeep accident - He drank an entire case of Ballentine beer by the next day.
A bagpipe player on Hill 347, May 1953. "This was a strange incident."
Branch at the medical company.
Pepsi Cola Palazola. He was wounded in April 1953 on Pork Chop Hill.
Brown, Barnes, Duncan, summer 1953.
Brown showing off Donafin's stripes.
Brown and Donafin
Donafin and John Cutrufello, May 1953. South Korea.
Donafin & Cutrufello
Sgt. Donafin, age 26, from New York City. He was always smiling.
"Big" John Cutrufello, from New Jersey.
John Cutrufello fron New Jersey. His family owned a dairy.
"Butch" Butcher. Toilet facilities were up-to-date in Korea. May 1953.
Cea and Estes March 1953. Estes was wounded on Hill 347.
Cea and Estes
Good Old Henry. Chalmers V. Henry, May 1953, Fox Company. A draftee who made master sergeant in Korea at age 22!
Doctor Vincent J. McPeak, regimental surgeon. (Contrary to what the long-lived TV show M.A.S.H. showed, then doctors were given the rank of lieutenant, not captain).
Dr. Garlick H. Bagby, replaced Dr. McPeak at the aid station.
Donald McDonough, aid station.
Duarte, aid station.
Duffy, Moss and Brackett on Pork Chop Hill. Dale Moss went missing during the July 1953 Pork Chop battle - he was from Virginia.
Duffy, Moss, Brackett
Sgt Dale Moss, "The best guy that ever lived." Died on Pork Chop Hill 9 July 1953., He had but a month to go in Korea.
Duffy and Lt. Carroll on Hill 347.
Duffy and Carroll
John Duffy, from New York City via Ireland. "He never stops, just keeps going on and on."
John Duffy on Hill 347. "The most Irish Irishman I've ever met," Cooke Barnes said.
Duffy on Pork Chop Hill at chow.
"Cooke" Barnes and Duffy.
Barnes and Duffy
Lamb, John and Duffy.
Frank "Pops" Lamb, from Los Angeles, CA.
Sergeant First Class Euclid Wondee Soles, aid station, summer 1953.
Old Euclid Soles, Cooke's platoon sergeant.
Frankie Chimera and Dibilio. Frankie Chimera was wounded in July 1953 and was a paraplegic thereafter.
Chimera and Dibilio
Angelo Debilio, Summer of 1953, Fox Company.
Franklin Delano Bronn, Fox Company aidman, age 18, from Michigan.
Henderson, Carlin, Duarte, "Doc" Bagby, Moralis and "Papa San," battalion aid station, September 1953. Smaller scan to make the faces somewhat more clear.
Henderson, Carlin, Duarte, "Doc" Bagby, Moralis and "Papa San," battalion aid station, September 1953.
Charlie, a house boy for Cooke Barnes' outfit.
Jim Moralis, aidman, battalion aid station, fall of 1953.
Joe "the Thief" Kaliopono (he took other guys' food) from Hawaii.
Kim Chi Boon with Chinese burp gun.
Lee Sam Sul at outpost Yoke climbing up a hoochie, March 1953.
Lindquist, Fox Company aidman.
Lt. Grube, aid station admin officer.
Morris and Pickard.
Morris and Pickard
Morris. Clerk at the aid station.
Morris, Mac and Cooke Barnes behind their famous aid station sign, 8 December 1953. The war had ended in 27 July.
"Mac" from Chicago.
Arthur DeForest Mott, age 21, from New York.
Mott in doorway of First Squad "Hoochie" on Hill 347
Arthur DeForest Mott on Hill 347.
"Papa San" at the aid station. He was killed after the armistice in a road accident. He was 26 years old.
Omer Demers, a Canadian in the U.S. Army in February 1953.
"Red" Nussmeyer. He rotated out of the unit after this photo was taken.
This R.O.K. soldier was killed on Pork Chop Hill. Cooke Barnes took this picture in March 1953 at outpost Yoke.
SFC Henderson, aid station.
Sgt. Rogers, field first sergeant, Fox Company, April 1953, a World War II retread.
Silas D. Massey and two unknown.
Skosh and Schoen, April 1953.
Skosh and Schoen
Sukoshie Joe, September 17, 1953. Real name Chin Jong Moons (?)
Watson, litter Jeep driver. He rotated some time after this photo was taken.
"Red" Ryder, April 1953.
Getting ready for decoration ceremonies in April 1953.
Pork Chop decoration ceremonies, April 1953.
Division commander General Trudeau decorating some of the men for Pork Chop. The first lad in the column is "Skaggs" brother. Skaggs lost his life on the Hill. April 1953.
Heroes & Martyrs
Roy Cochrun Collection