|Rank||Private U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||July 6 1953|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private Kirchner 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.
Private Kirchner was a member of the 13th Engineer Combat Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 6, 1953.