Paul Melvin Linton

Korean War
Service #O-1558502
RankCaptain U.S. Army
Date of DeathDecember 11 1953
Distinguished Service Cross
Good Conduct Medal (Army)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
For his leadership and valor, Captain Linton was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Good Conduct Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Captain Linton was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 21st Ordnance Direct Support Company, U.S. Army. He developed acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis and was evacuated to the 44th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital where he died on December 11, 1953.