Robert Elmer Washburn

Korean War
Service #12284984
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 15 1950
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Washburn was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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 Washburn was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He contracted encephalitis and was taken to the 805th Evacuation Hospital where he died on September 15, 1950.