Raymond A. Farnsworth

Korean War
Service #2350900
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 9 1953
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 First Class Farnsworth 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 First Class Farnsworth had served with Headquarters Company, 187th Airborne Infantry Regiment in Korea. He was seriously wounded in South Korea on March 24, 1951 and evacuated to the United States for treatment on July 5, 1951. After recovery he was assigned to Camp Kilmer, New Jersey awaiting discharge. On January 9, 1953 he was killed as a result of an automobile accident.