Melvin H. Smith

Korean War
Service #55008781
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathMarch 15 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal 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.
Corporal Smith was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on March 15, 1951.