All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Hilton G. Shick

flagHilton Shick, a native of Hawthorn, Pa., served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Name: Hilton G. Shick

Born: December 30, 1930

Died: November 28, 1950

Hometown: Hawthorn, Pa.

Branch: U.S. Army

Rank: Private First Class

PFC Shick was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division during the Korean War. He served as a light weapons infantryman.

He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy along the Changchun River in North Korea on November 28, 1950.

PFC Shick was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

He was awarded the Purple Heart; the Combat Infantryman Badge; the Korean Service Medal; the United Nations Service Medal; the National Defense Service Medal; the Korean Presidential Unit Citation; and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


All American Awards and Engraving is located on U.S. 322 in Shippenville. The company specializes in Embroidery, Screen Printing, all kinds of awards, trophies, engraving, unique gifts and more. As the company motto says, We can put “Almost Anything on Almost Everything”.

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