Chester Leon Kemp

Korean War
Service #O-553042
RankCaptain U.S. Army
Date of DeathAugust 11 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
Combat Infantryman Badge
Captain Kemp 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.
Captain Kemp commanded Company I, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 11, 1950.