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Find A Grave - Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery
Hernandez, Rodolfo Perez 'Rudy' b. April 14, 1931 d. December 21, 2013 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor, America's highest military decoration, for his actions in the Korean War. Despite his wounds, Hernandez's actions during an enemy counterattack near Wonton-ni allowed his platoon to retake their defensive position. His citation reads: Cpl. Hernandez, a member of Company G, distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action against...[Read More] Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Spring Lake, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA