Alan A. Dettloff

Korean War
Service #56052480
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathOctober 31 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
Corporal Dettloff 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.
Corporal Dettloff was a member of Company A, 8th Engineer Combat Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while taking cover by a tank which was hit by enemy artillery fire near Paembal-li, North Korea on October 31, 1951.