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Alvarado, Richard Luna
Richard Luna Alvarado
San Antonio, Texas
Born June 8, 1930
Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 1107668
Killed in Action
Died November 27, 1950 in Korea
Private First Class Alvarado was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was listed as Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea on November 27, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Private First Class Alvarado was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.