Lester G. Hoyt

Korean War
Service #31320798
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 14 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
Private Hoyt was awarded the Purple Heart, 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 Hoyt was a member of the 61st Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 14, 1950 and died of those wounds later that day.