John Smith

John Smith

Korean War
Service #33585722
RankSergeant First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 30 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Sergeant First Class Smith was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Notes
Sergeant First Class Smith was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on September 22, 1950 and returned to duty the following day. He was seriously wounded again in North Korea on November 13 1950 and returned four days later. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 26, 1950 and died while a prisoner on May 30, 1951.