Charles Martin Olson

Korean War
Service #16221191
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 22 1951
Army of Occupation Medal
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
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Olson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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 Army of Occcupation Medal.
Corporal Olson was a member of a Detachment from the 7th Signal Company supporting the 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on May 22, 1951.