Indianola in Warren County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Junior D. Edwards Memorial
Junior D. Edwards
SFC U.S. Army
Oct 2, 1926 Jan 2, 1951
The only Iowan in
the Korean Conflict to receive
the Congressional Medal
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 41° 20.988′ N, 93° 33.438′ W. Marker is in Indianola, Iowa, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from South Jefferson Way (U.S. 65/69) south of 10th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This monument is located in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Indianola IA 50125, United States of America.
Regarding Junior D. Edwards Memorial. MEDAL OF HONOR CITATION: *EDWARDS, JUNIOR D. (KILLED IN ACTION)
Rank and organization: Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army, Company E, 23d Infantry Regiment, 2d Infantry Division. Place and date: Near Changbong-ni, Korea, 2 January 1951. Entered service at: Indianola, Iowa. Born: 7 October 1926, Indianola, Iowa. G.O. No.: 13, 1 February 1952. Citation: Sfc. Edwards, Company E, distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy. When his platoon, while assisting in the defense
Categories. • War, Korean •
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