John Delosse Porterfield, Jr. – Captain, United States Army

Date Icon Publish Date

cib

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.