Merrill Wayne Harris

Korean War
Service #11225704
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathAugust 8 1952
National Defense Service Medal
Private Harris was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Private Harris was a member of Headquarters and Service Company, 103rd Engineer Combat Battalion, U.S. Army. On August 8, 1952, while he was preparing an explosive charge at the Hoenfels Military Installation, Germany, it prematurely detonated killing him.