HEADQUARTERS 3D INFANTRY DIVISION
GENERAL ORDERS - NUMBER 19 - 26 JANUARY 1951
CORPORAL LORETO BURGOS, RA10403835, Infantry, Company "I", 65th
Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, United States Army. On 16 December 1950,
near Songhung-ni, Korea, Corporal Burgos was a member of a volunteer
group that participated in an attack upon enemy positions. During the
ensuing action this group came under heavy small arms, automatic weapons
and grenade fire, causing a few casualties. Corporal Burgos without
regard for his personal safety, under heavy enemy fire, assisted in
locating and evacuating the wounded, and accomplishing the mission of
the volunteer group. The courage, and heroism displayed by Corporal
Burgos reflect great credit upon himself and the military service.
Entered the military service from Puerto Rico.
Source: Record Group 338: General Orders 3rd Infantry Division, Boxes 129 to 131 -National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.
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