Robert Louis Cain Jr.

Korean War
Service #O-1931981
RankSecond Lieutenant U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 12 1954
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
Second Lieutenant Cain was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.
Second Lieutenant Cain was a platoon leader with Company D, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. On January 12, 1954, he was in charge of a demolition squad clearing a path through a minefield near Igilli, North Korea, when a squad member detonated a mine killing him.