Kenneth L. Smith

Korean War
Service #55222332
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathOctober 26 1952
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 Smith 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 Smith was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was seriously wounded while fighting the enemy near DT216410, North Korea on October 24, 1952 and died of those wounds on October 26, 1952.