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 John Delosse Porterfield, Jr.
Captain, United States Army
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Combat Infantryman Badge

John D. Porterfield, Jr.
Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Born 1921
Captain, U.S. Army
Service Number O-955698
Killed in Action
Died October 28, 1952 in Korea

Captain Porterfield was a member of the 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 28, 1952. Captain Porterfield was awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze State Medal with Valor Device posthumously, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.


PORTERFIELD, JOHN D JR
CAPT 3RD INF DIV 65 INF REGT
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/29/1921
DATE OF DEATH: 10/28/1952
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4024-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 29 March 2006 Updated: 29 April 2007 Updated: 1 May 2007 Updated: 31 May 2008
Purple Heart Medal
 
 

Bronze Star Medal with valor device