Robert W. Woodruff

Korean War
Service #19329951
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJanuary 26 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Woodruff was awarded the Purple Heart, 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 Woodruff was a member of the 187th Airborne Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on October 22, 1950 and returned to duty later that day. He died of other causes in Korea on January 26, 1951.