Carlon, Medal, 18 Dec 1950 Oil City Newspaper

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I of the Khcal I n ! anil other ! i t h the While j p a g e a n t en- A Sign"! t h e d i r e c t i o n ; a w a Medal Awarded To Lt. Carlon Marine flul I.'.. Knurls B. Cur- o" of 30 East Kirsl il.. wu m r ,lloro:::ii in Ihe Korean fighting ; i l : ( 1 cosnnxancllr.E of (he " Ly M u e l l e r . y fciiool as continued '1'ruby "For heroic achievement in con- nection with o p e r a t i o n s enemy North Korean forces while j serving w i t h a marine i n f a company, in Korea during ihe m a n I h of September, i960. I l pany. w h l l p altacltlng down a street, of Seoul. Korea, was met 1 , \vilh heavy resistance from t l i e e n e m y , employing automatic s m a l l arms f i r e from s t r u c t e d roadblocks at each for over a mile. First L i e u t e Carlon, without regard Tor his p e onal safety, led his platoon f r o nc enemy roadblock lo (inother, under intense enemy f i r e and possible the rapid advance of his omjiany t h r o u g h the city H!s Initiative and courageous r s h i p wore In k e c p l n liifhest Uaditions of the United Slatca naval service.' n Upon his graduation f r o m :|ty hlgli school. Carlon enlisted ,n the marine corps^ in Julj\ e served until June. lime he became a 19 \ midship- man at Annapolis. In J u n e of lie was graduated f r o m . t h S t a t e s N a v a l academy ed n. second l i e u t e n a n t r i n e corps. In the Korean c o n f l i c t , .'a* reported wounded in a c t September 26.' He and his w i f e , Eleanor, p.ircnls of a daughter. Jean Louise 11 months old. Gallon's father, Frank C. Carlon. resides with hisl wife and daughter ai 20 E. First His u r a n d n i o l h e r Mrs. Slre!c. live* a t S12 Elk at.,

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