|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Entered Service From||Puerto Rico|
|Date of Death||September 18 1952|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Combat Infantryman Badge
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Private First Class Rosario-Melendez was awarded the Purple Heart, 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 Rosario-Melendez was a member of the 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on September 18, 1952. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.