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Wilburn K. Ross

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

Wilburn Kirby Ross (May 12, 1922 – May 9, 2017) was a retired United States Army soldier. He is a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II.[1]

Wilburn Kirby Ross
Wilburn K. Ross (right), being congratulated by President John F. Kennedy
Born(1922-05-12)May 12, 1922
Strunk, Kentucky
DiedMay 9, 2017(2017-05-09) (aged 94)
Tacoma, Washington
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Army
RankMaster Sergeant
Unit2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
Battles/warsWorld War II Korean War
AwardsMedal of Honor

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lucas, Tim. "WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Wilburn K. Ross: His Life and Story". www.MilitaryVALoan.com. www.MilitaryVALoan.com. Retrieved 2014-01-24.

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