Roy Lee Hurst

Korean War
Service #55188711
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathDecember 27 1952
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
Corporal Hurst 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.
Corporal Hurst was a member of the 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on December 27, 1952 and died of those wounds later that day.