Merel R. Malak
Born 1932 Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 55290056
Killed in Action
Died July 13, 1953 in Korea Private First Class Malak was a member of the 2nd Field Artillery Rocket Battery. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 13, 1953. PFC Malak was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Source: Korean War Honor Roll, American Battle Monuments Commission