George Edward Cuthbert

Korean War
Service #52209166
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathApril 29 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Cuthbert was awarded 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 Cuthbert was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. On April 29, 1953 near Sandong-ni, North Korea, it was raining, so he placed a poncho over his outpost position, blocking the escape of carbon monoxide fumes from his charcoal heater.