Amodore Yount Jr.

Korean War
Service #1084805
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Marine Corps
Date of DeathAugust 17 1950
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)
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
Private First Class Yount was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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 First Class Yount was a member of Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines. Private First Class Yount served with the US Army in Korea. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at Obong-ni Ridge, Changyong, South Korea on August 17, 1950.