Daniel Albert Harvey
Born December 13, 1930
Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 661467
Died of Wounds
Died September 19, 1950 in Korea
Corporal Harvey was a member of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division.
He was seriously wounded while fighting the enemy in Korea and died of those wounds on September 19, 1950. Corporal Harvey was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
MARINE VICTIM OF KOREA WAR BURIED IN ARLINGTON
WASHINGTON, September 27, 1950 – The first Marine to be buried in this country as a result of the Korean fighting was given military honors at Arlington National Cemetery today. He was Corporal Daniel Albert Harvey, 20, of Melrose, Massachusetts, who died in the Naval Hospital at Oakland, Califronia, Serpember 19, after he was flown from Korea.
HARVEY, DANIEL ALBERT
CPL U S M C
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/13/1930
DATE OF DEATH: 09/19/1950
BURIED AT: SECTION 12 SITE 6918
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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