||U. S. Army
||G Company, 20th Infantry Regiment, 6th
|Battle or Circumstance:
||Korea, evidently “on the front line”, as stated in his last
|Circumstances of Death:
||Details have not been found, but a few days before his death, R. V.
wrote home saying he was on the front line, but “not to worry for
he had not even seen one of the enemy except through field glasses”
– and - “he would leave for a period of rest on the 14th of
||After R. V.’s death, his brother W. D. became the sole-surviving
son. Because of this the Army permanently receded W. D.’ s orders
to the “Far East”.