William J. O'Donnell

Korean War
Service #21757542
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 20 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 O'Donnell 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 O'Donnell was a member of the 37th Field Artillery Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on September 19, 1951 and died of those wounds the following day.