Laurence M. Smith

Korean War
Service #18253916
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 30 1951
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 B, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Chisong-ni, South Korea on January 30, 1951.