Born August 3, 1924

West Frankfort, Illinois

First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service Number O-2212035
Killed in Action
Died September 3, 1950 in Korea

First Lieutenant Luther was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 99th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Pokkok, South Korea on September 3, 1950.
For his leadership and valor, First Lieutenant Luther was awarded
the Silver Star,
the Purple Heart,
the Korean Service Medal,
the United Nations Service Medal,
the National Defense Service Medal,
the Korean War Service Medal and
the World War II Victory Medal.

Reference: Listed on the Korean War Honor Roll, American Battle Monuments Commission.