Donald R. Ellis

Korean War
Service #19302953
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 30 1950
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
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Ellis was awarded the Purple Heart, 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 Ellis was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea on July 10, 1950 and returned to duty on August 18, 1950. He died of other causes in Korea on September 30, 1950.