|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Marine Corps|
|Date of Death||August 17 1950|
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
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.