Elwin R. Lynch

Korean War
Service #38649470
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 7 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 Lynch was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical 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.
Corporal Lynch was a medic with the Medical Company, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on June 7, 1951.