Wallace Roger Lusk was the son of Pleasant Monroe Lusk and Minerva Thompson of Eddyville, Ky. He enlisted on 23 April 1942 at Huntington, West Virginia. He served during WWII in Ireland, England, France, Belgium and Germany. He was wounded in Normandy, July 26, 1944. Attended Harlan schools.

Sergeant Lusk was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division during the Korean War. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 1, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 March 1915
  • Date of death: 1 September 1950
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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