Biography

Yeakey, Albert W. [Sgt SS MedCo35thIR]


Yeakey, Albert W.

Headquarters 25th Division
General Orders No. 44 9 - 29 November 1950

The Silver Star is awarded to Sergeant Albert W. Yeakey, Army Medical Service, Medical Company, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, United States Army.  On 5 and 6 September 1950 near Hoeman, Korea, the unit which Sergeant Yeakey served as aidman was subjected to repeated fanatic hostile attacks which cut off supply routes,  Having set up an emergency aid station within the perimeter, he moved about the area, heedless of the intense hostile action, to render first aid and remove wounded to the aid station.  By his expert care and bold courage, he saved numerous lives.  Sergeant Yeakey's valorous devotion to duty and notable professional skill reflect great credit on himself and the Army Medical Service.  Entered the military service from Iowa.