David M. King

Korean War
Service #16288975
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathMarch 9 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
Corporal King 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 King was a member of the 70th Medium Tank Battalion, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy while fighting in Korea on March 8, 1951 and died of those wounds the following day.