Born 1931 Sergeant, U.S. Army
Service Number 16294371
Died while Prisoner of War
Died June 30, 1951 in Korea Sergeant Cloutier was a member of the Medical Company, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on August 17, 1950 and returned to duty on September 7, 1950. He was taken Prisoner of War while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on December 1, 1950 and died while a prisoner on June 30, 1951. His remains were not recovered. Sergeant Cloutier was awarded the Purple Heart the Prisoner of War Medal, the Combat Medical Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Source: Korean War Honor Roll, American Battle Monuments Commission