|Rank||Major U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||February 14 1951|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Major Shoemaker was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Major Shoemaker was a member of the 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Chipyong-ni, South Korea on February 14, 1951.