Joseph Charles Swihart Jr.

Korean War
Service #52255137
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 12 1954
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Corporal Swihart was awarded 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.
Corporal Swihart was a member of Company D, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. On January 12, 1954, he was killed by mine fragments while he was clearing a friendly minefield near Igilli, North Korea.