K. F. Stout

Korean War
RankLieutenant Junior Grade U.S. Navy
Date of DeathMay 21 1954
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Junior Grade Stout was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Junior Grade Stout was a crew member of a Martin P5M-1 Marlin patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 46, based at Naval Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. On May 21, 1954, while flying about 400 miles east of Hawaii, both engines failed and the aircraft broke up on a dead stick landing. Four crew members were killed and six were rescued by Landing Ship Tank (LST) 975.