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Malcolm Angus Macaskill

Malcolm Angus Macaskill

Malcolm Angus (1928-1952) was the son of Mr Macaskill and Christina Maclennan, of Detroit.

He joined the American Marines and was killed, while covering the retreat of his platoon across the Imjin River, during the Korean war. He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished service medal for gallantry; this was pinned to his nine month old daughter by a US general. Further details can be found here.

 

Title: Malcolm Angus Macaskill
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 06-11-1928
Date of Death: 05-07-1952
Occupation: Marine
Sex: Male
Record Maintained By: CET
Subject Id: 92642