Leon Austin Jr.

Korean War
Service #15426135
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathAugust 27 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Austin was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Corporal Austin was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously Wounded in Action in South Korea on March 8, 1951 and returned to duty June 21, 1951. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on August 27, 1951.