Korean War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient(Black Granite) Medal of Honor-Cpl Clair Goodblood, born September 18, 1929-Killed in Action April 25, 1951 —(Gray Granite) Korean War Hero-Cpl Goodblood was a member of Company D, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. While serving as a machine gunner defending Company B's perimeter, he voluntarily remained to cover the unit's withdrawal. When a grenade fell nearby, he fell upon his assistant to protect him. Both men were wounded. He had his assistant evacuated and remained to defend the position. When his body was recovered, there were 100 enemy nearby. For his leadership and valor, Corporal Goodblood was awarded the Medal of Honor.
|Series||This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series|
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|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 466190 N 4948936|
|Decimal Degrees||44.69300000, -69.42670000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 41.58', W 69° 25.602'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 41' 34.80" N, 69° 25' 36.12" W|
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