Joseph Searl Smith

Korean War
Service #O-2019091
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army
Date of DeathApril 26 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
First Lieutenant 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.
First Lieutenant Smith was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on April 24, 1951 and died of those wounds on April 26, 1951.