Paul J. Gresens

Korean War
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 4 1951
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
World War II Victory Medal
Corporal Gresens was awarded the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Corporal Gresens was a veteran of World War II. During the Korean War, he was a member of the 796th Military Police Company assigned in Vienna, Austria. On May 4, 1951, he on patrol in the international district and challenged two Soviet soldiers who were acting suspiciously. The Russians opened fire and killed him.