Edmund David Poston

Korean War
Service #O-27775
RankCaptain U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 19 1951
Bronze Star
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
For his leadership and valor, Captain Poston was awarded the Bronze Star with "V" for valor, 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 and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
USMA Class of 1945, Captain Poston was a Company Commander with the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Panmegi-ri, South Korea on May 19, 1951.