Earl Russell

Korean War
Service #38082414
Unit31st Infantry Regiment 7th Infantry Division
RankSergeant U.S. Army
Entered Service From Arizona
Date of DeathDecember 1 1950
Courts of the Missing
Purple Heart
Sergeant Russell was a member of the 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 1, 1950. Initially listed as Missing in Action, his name is permanently engraved at the Honolulu Memorial.
rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.