Irby L. Jackson

Korean War
Service #53070635
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 13 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
Private Jackson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical Badge, 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 Jackson was a medic with the 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on June 13, 1952.