Robert Hornsby Wood
Born October 14, 1928
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service Number O-2033827
Killed in Action
Died July 30, 1950 in Korea
Second Lieutenant Wood was a member of Company H, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 30, 1950.
For his leadership and valor, Second Lieutenant Wood was awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman's Badge.
WOOD, ROBERT H
- 2LT USA
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/14/1928
- DATE OF DEATH: 04/30/1950
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/03/1951
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 2045-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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