Ralph Arlin McPherson

Korean War
Service #34734103
RankMaster Sergeant U.S. Army
Date of DeathNovember 22 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Master Sergeant McPherson was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Master Sergeant McPherson was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of Battery C, 99th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He developed epidemic hemorrhagic Fever and was taken to the 121st Evacuation Hospital in South Korea where he died on November 22, 1951.