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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1949 - 1951
MOS
4745-Rifle Gunner or Crewman, 57mm
Home State
Minnesota
Sergeant



Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
Location of Interment
Rice Lake Lutheran Cemetery - Braham, Minnesota
Apr 01, 1951
Minnesota State Active Duty Ribbon
Criteria
Awarded to members of the Minnesota National Guard ordered to Active Duty within the State of Minnesota during a natural disaster or civil disorder. (Source: Joint Force Headquarters Minnesota NG 600-... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Minnesota Service Ribbon
Criteria
Awarded upon completion of 3 years of service with the Minnesota National Guard. Upon attainment of 5 years and each 5 years thereafter, clasps of raised Roman Numeral (i.e. V, X, XV, etc.) are attach... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Prisoner of War Medal
Criteria
The Prisoner of War Medal commemorates military service as a prisoner of war. It is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces who, since April 5, 1917, has been or shall be taken prisoner or held capt... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Army Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members of the Army who distinguish themselves by exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity during a specified period of conti... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
2003
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1951
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Souel - Korea
MOS
4812-Heavy Weapons Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1951 - 1951
Korean POW
Korean POW
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
4745-Rifle Gunner or Crewman, 57mm
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1951 - 1951
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Corporal
Location
Korea - Korea, North
MOS
3795-Tank Driver
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1950 - 1951
25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
Rank
Corporal
MOS
4745-Rifle Gunner or Crewman, 57mm
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1950 - 1951
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Ralph's brother has the Purple Heart awarded to Ralph on display in his home.
1951
Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
Description
On 1 November Chinese elements were identified south of the Changjin Reservoir, and within ten days twelve divisions of the Chinese Communist Forces were identified. In the northwest, strong enemy att... More
1950 - 1951
25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
Rank
Corporal
MOS
4745-Rifle Gunner or Crewman, 57mm
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1950 - 1950
Army Garrison, Fort Lawton, WA/6021st ASU Reassignment Detachment
Army Garrison, Fort Lawton, WA/6021st ASU Reassignment Detachment
Rank
Corporal
Location
Fort Lawton - Washington
MOS
4761-Infantry Reconnaissance Scout
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1950 - 1950
Army Garrison Fort Bliss, TX
Army Garrison Fort Bliss, TX
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Fort Bliss - Texas
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1949 - 1950
Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), Fort Chaffee
Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), Fort Chaffee
Rank
Private
Location
Camp Chafee - Arkansas
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1949 - 1949
Basic Training (Camp Chaffee, AR), A
School
Basic Training (Camp Chaffee, AR)
Company
A
1949
Service from 1949

 
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