John Delosse Porterfield, Jr.
Captain, United States Army
John D. Porterfield, Jr.
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.
Posted: 29 March 2006 Updated: 29 April 2007 Updated: 1 May 2007 Updated: 31 May 2008