Jerry West Digital Collection

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Sgt. David West was basketball star Jerry West's older brother. He was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service after dragging a fellow soldier from a rice paddy after he was hit.  David died in the Korean War at age 22 when Jerry was 12.