Gabriel Viray Penaranda

Korean War
Service #39024816
RankSergeant First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathMarch 7 1954
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Sergeant First Class Penaranda was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Sergeant First Class Penaranda was a member of the 8202nd Army Unit, Korean Military Assistance Group (KMAG). On March 7, 1954, he was killed while hunting near Kwajung-po Lake, South Korea when he stepped on a landmine.