R. F. Cody

Korean War
RankLieutenant Junior Grade U.S. Navy
Date of DeathApril 6 1958
Korean Defense Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Junior Grade Cody was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Junior Grade Cody was a crew member of a PB4Y-5A Privateer patrol bomber with Patrol Bomber Squadron 48, based at Naval Air Station Sangley Point, Philippines. On April 6, 1958, the aircraft was departing to patrol the Korean area when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Iwakuni, Japan killing 9 crewmen.