Richard Rudolph Holley

Korean War
Service #16338107
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 17 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private Holley was awarded 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 Holley was a member of Company B, 6th Medium Tank Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. On June 17, 1951, he drowned when he accidentally fell into the Pukhan River near Kapyong, South Korea as he was washing his clothes.