Gilbert R. Alcantar

Korean War
Service #56128002
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 29 1953
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
Corporal Alcantar 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.
Corporal Alcantar was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 224th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at the "Punchbowl" in North Korea on June 29, 1953.