James Brewer Crane Couch

Korean War
Service #489432
RankLieutenant Junior Grade U.S. Navy
Date of DeathApril 5 1951
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Lieutenant Junior Grade Couch was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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.

Lieutenant Couch was a Naval medical officer assigned to the First Cavalry Division, US Army. He was Killed in Action by a landmine while attending a soldier injured by another mine 5 miles northwest of Chuncheon, Korea on April 5, 1951.