Herbert L. Boaz, Jr.
Born 1931Corporal, U.S. Army
Service Number 16267131
Killed in Action
Died September 17, 1950 in KoreaCorporal Boaz was a member of the 16th Reconnaissance Squadron, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on July 29, 1950 and returned to duty on August 21, 1950. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 17, 1950. Corporal Boaz was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, 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.
Source: Korean War Honor Roll, American Battle Monuments Commission