|Rank||Aviation Boatswain's Mate Third Class U.S. Navy|
|Date of Death||January 22 1953|
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Aviation Boatswain's Mate Third Class Platt was awarded the Combat Action Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate Third Class Platt served as the flight director on the aircraft carrier USS KEARSARGE (CV-33). On January 22, 1953, as a F9F-2 was landing it was arrested and its 20mm cannon discharged striking him in the chest.