Malcolm E. Aldrich

Korean War
Service #O-1338377
RankFirst Lieutenant U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 18 1951
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
First Lieutenant Aldrich 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.
First Lieutenant Aldrich was a member of the 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on February 1, 1951 and returned to duty on April 16, 1951. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Chaun-ni, South Korea on May 18, 1951.