Malone was a member of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division.
He was killed in action in Korea on March 26, 1953. Private First Class Malone was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
Burial at Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, Loudon County.
Submitted by Linda White
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 6 October 1933
- Date of death: 26 March 1953
- County: Loudon
- Service Branch: Marine Corps
- Division/Assignment: 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Korean War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, Loudon County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Top Panel
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