James R. Smith

James R. Smith

Korean War
Service #24885120
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathOctober 9 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private First Class Smith was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Notes
Private First Class Smith was a member of the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 9, 1951.