Allen Ray Cressey

Korean War
Service #52177631
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathAugust 18 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Cressey was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private Cressey was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. He was drowned by a flash flood while crossing the river near Inje, North Korea on August 18, 1952.