Date of Incident07/18/1953
ConflictKorean War 1950-1953
UnitI Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division
StatusWounded in Action
With only nine days remaining before the cease fire order took effect in the Korean War, Corporal Bratton was wounded while in defense of friendly outposts Berlin and East Berlin just beyond the main line of resistance (MLR) within what is today the Demilitarized Zone along the 38 Parallel.