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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1951 - 1952
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Home State
California
Corporal

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Union Cemetery - Bakersfield, California
Wall Coordinates
Block 1275, Plot 12
Jun 21, 1952
Service to 1952
2nd Battalion, 179th Infantry
2nd Battalion, 179th Infantry
Rank
Corporal
MOS
4745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1952 - 1952
45th Infantry Division
45th Infantry Division
Rank
Corporal
MOS
4745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1952 - 1952
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
Killed in Action.
1952
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
Korean War.
1952
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
Saw service in Korea.
1952
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
1952
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
Service in Korea.
1952
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
Saw service in Korea.
1952
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
Saw service in Korea.
1952
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
1952 - 1952
Service from 1951

 
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