Gordon LaVern Pahmeier

Korean War
Service #16281457
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 1 1951
American Campaign Medal
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
World War II Victory Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Pahmeier 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, the Army of Occupation Medal (Japan), the American Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Corporal Pahmeier was a Navy veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He had completed his tour and was returning to the United States for reassignment with the 6215th Army Support Unit. On July 1, 1951, he was on leave when he suffered a fatal fall at the Savoy Hotel in Seattle, Washington.