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.
|Wilburn Kirby Ross|
Wilburn K. Ross (right), being congratulated by President John F. Kennedy
|Born||May 12, 1922|
|Died||May 9, 2017 (aged 94)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division|
|Battles/wars||World War II Korean War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
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- "Full List of Living Recipients". Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Retrieved 2007-09-05.
- "Medal of Honor recipients - World War II (M-S)". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2007-09-05.