Richard J. Balog

Korean War
Service #16375243
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathOctober 10 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private First Class Balog was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Private First Class Balog was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 10, 1951.