Richard N. Mcleod Jr.

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Lieutenant Richard N. McLeod Jr.

Personal History

Richard N. McLeod, Jr. was born in 1929 in Hot Springs, (Garland County) Arkansas, USA to parents Richard McLeod (Louisiana, 1901-1979) and Jollie McLeod (Arkansas, 1906-1970). McLeod, Jr had one other sibling, a sister named Rosemary Reynolds (née McLeod, July 31st, 1927 – November 28th, 1999).

Military History

Richard N. McLeod, Jr. served in the U.S. Army as a member of the 55th Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team, as a 1st Lieutenant. His I.D. number was 0-1913464.

Awards and Honors

Lieutenant McLeod, Jr. was awarded a Silver Star for his actions on March 6th, 1951.

  • Purple Heart
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Korean Service Medal
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
  • United Nations Service Medal
  • Republic of Korea War Service Medal