Joseph A. Aldo

Korean War
Service #51217023
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 8 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
Private Aldo was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, 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 Aldo was a member of the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was wounded by the enemy in North Korea on May 28, 1953 and returned to duty on May 31, 1953. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy on "Pork Chop Hill", North Korea on July 8, 1953.