William Jospeh Galivan

William Jospeh Galivan

Korean War
Service #51117758
RankSergeant U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 13 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Sergeant Galivan was awarded 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.
Notes
Sergeant Galivan was a member of the Heavy Tank Company, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. On January 13, 1953, he was riding in a tank that was being pulled by another near Hongchon, South Korea, when the cable snapped striking him on the head.