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Ralph Pomeroy

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Mar 26, 1930

Medal of Honor recipient Ralph Pomeroy was born in Quinwood, Greenbrier County.

1948

Ralph Pomeroy graduated from Crichton High School.

Other events that happened on or around 1948

Oct 17, 1951

Medal of Honor recipient Ralph Pomeroy entered the Army.

Oct 15, 1952

PFC Ralph Pomeroy earned the Medal of Honor in action as a machine gunner near Kumhuwa, Korea.

Other events that happened on or around October 15, 1952

Jan 10, 1953

Medal of Honor recipient Ralph Pomeroy was buried near Clintonville at the End of the Trail Cemetery.

Dec 16, 1953

Army Secretary Robert Stevens presented the Medal of Honor to Ralph Pomeroy’s parents.

1994

A bridge on U.S. 19 south of Summerville was renamed the Ralph Eugene Pomeroy Memory Bridge.

Other events that happened on or around 1994

Mar 10, 2001

The Navy christened the USNS Pomeroy, a medium-speed, roll-off ship, for Medal of Honor recipient Ralph Pomeroy.


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