Dewey Leiby, Jr.
Born 1932 Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 55290704
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died July 6, 1953 in Korea Private First Class Leiby was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 6, 1953. He was presumed dead on July 7, 1954. PFC Leiby was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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