Harlan Ray Jeppson

Korean War
Service #17327454
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathAugust 29 1951
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
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Jeppson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman 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. His favorite song was, "It Is No Secret What God Can Do."
Before he entered the service, Private Jeppson was a skilled carpenter. In Korea, he was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on August 29, 1951.