Walter C. Mumford

Korean War
RankSergeant First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 17 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Sergeant First Class Mumford was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
During the Korean War, Sergeant First Class Mumford was a member of the 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was wounded by the enemy on October 5, 1951 and returned to duty on January 9, 1952. In 1953, he was assigned as a training cadre at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. He died of other causes on September 17, 1953.