Rubin F. Garza

Korean War
Service #16303265
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathNovember 27 1950
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
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private First Class Garza 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, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private First Class Garza was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Wounded in Action against the enemy defending the Pusan Perimeter on September 11, 1950 and returned to duty a month later. He was Killed in Action at Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 27, 1950.