Marine Staff Sgt. William G. Windrich
Medal of Honor Recipient
Class of 2011
May 14, 1921 - December 2, 1950
During meritorious action, he was killed in action, Yudan-ni, Korea.
Leading an outnumbered patrol to assault an enemy-held hill, he and seven men were wounded, but he continued to organize his forces. Hit a second time, he refused to be evacuated until his men were safely away. He died of loss of blood and bitter cold.
Medal of Honor recipients were nominated by Rick A. Richards.