Harold K. Smith

Korean War
RankLieutenant Junior Grade U.S. Navy
Date of DeathSeptember 19 1950
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Junior Grade Smith was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Junior Grade Smith was a member of the U.S. Navy. On September 19, 1950, he was a passenger of a C-54 Skymaster transport from Kwajalein to Japan. The aircraft crashed and exploded shortly after takeoff killing all 26 Naval personnel on board.