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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Hospitalman
Service Years
1948 - 1950
NEC
HN-0000-Hospitalman
Home State
North Carolina
HN-Hospitalman


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Woodside Cemetery - Clover, South Carolina
Sep 15, 1950
Service to 1950
1st Marine Regiment
1st Marine Regiment
Rank
Hospitalman
NEC
HN-0000-Hospitalman
Comments
Comments Pending
HN-Hospitalman
1950 - 1950
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1950
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korea Service Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
Description
(September 15–26, 1950) in the Korean War, an amphibious landing by U.S. and South Korean forces at the port of Inchon, near the South Korean capital, Seoul. A daring operation planned and executed un... More
Memories
Hospitalman Blanton was a U.S. Navy medic serving with the 1st Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force. ... More
1950 - 1950
Service from 1948

 
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