Milwaukee County War Memorial

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: U.S. Marine PFC Donald Terrio

The WMC honors PFC Donald Terrio, who was killed in action on Dec. 1, 1950 at Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. He was awarded The Silver Star for “for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity as a member of Company H, Third Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Provisional Marine Brigade.”

Terrio was also awarded The Purple Heart, National Defense Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Republic Of Korea, Presidential Unit Citation and Combat Action Ribbon.

To learn more about Wisconsin’s contribution to the Korean War, please visit the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.



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