Widow Of War Hero Receives His Posthumous Medal

Mrs. JoAnne Kohlwey, Provo, received a commendation ribbon with medal pendant which was awarded posthumously to her husband, Army 2nd Lt. Richard J. Kohlwey, former Logan resident, at recent ceremonies held at Ft. Douglas. Lt. Kohlwey, who was killed in Korea Oct. 24, 1953, in an explosion, was the assistant executive officer of an artillery battery assigned to the 40th Infantry Division, 625th Field Artillery. The citation accompanying the medal praised Lt. Kohlwey for his exemplary conduct..

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Widow of War Hero Receives His Posthumous Medal Mrs. JoAnne Kohlwey, Provo, received a commendation ribbon with medal pendant which was awarded posthumously to her husband, husband, Army 2nd Lt. Richard J. Kohlwey, former Logan resident, at recent ceremonies held at Ft. Douglas. Lt. Kohlwey, who was killed in Korea Oct. 24, 1953, in an explosion, explosion, was the assistant, executive executive officer of an artillery battery assigned to the 40th Infantry Division, Division, 625th Field Artillery. The citation accompanying the medal praised Lt. Kohlwey for his exemplary conduct, initiative and integrity. It stated that he had distinguished himself by meritorious service in Korea during during the period, Aug. 15 to Oct. 23, 1953.

Clipped from The Daily Herald26 Oct 1954, TuePage 3

The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)26 Oct 1954, TuePage 3
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  • Widow Of War Hero Receives His Posthumous Medal — Mrs. JoAnne Kohlwey, Provo, received a commendation ribbon with medal pendant which was awarded posthumously to her husband, Army 2nd Lt. Richard J. Kohlwey, former Logan resident, at recent ceremonies held at Ft. Douglas. Lt. Kohlwey, who was killed in Korea Oct. 24, 1953, in an explosion, was the assistant executive officer of an artillery battery assigned to the 40th Infantry Division, 625th Field Artillery. The citation accompanying the medal praised Lt. Kohlwey for his exemplary conduct..

    ufgator19962001 – 03 Dec 2016

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