Joseph Onree Kent

Korean War
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 7 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Kent was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Private First Class Kent was a member of the 32nd Engineer Combat Battalion, U.S. Army serving in Korea. He was returning from his tour in Korea in a C-46 Commando transport enroute from Seattle, Washington to Columbia, South Carolina, when it crashed near Bear Lake, 28 miles northeast of Logan, Utah on January 7, 1953 killing all on board.