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Private First Class Alfred Jackson Trovillo was a member of the Anti-Tank Company, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on June 14, 1951. Private First Class Trovilo was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

The Hancock County News, June 27, 1951
Pfc. Alfred J. Trovillo was killed in action in Korea on June 14, 1951, according to a telegraphic message recived by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A.N. Gilley of Route 4, Tazewell. The young Marine had lived with his grandparents before enlisting in the Marines in August 1949. His mother, Mrs. W.A. Carwile lives at Red Bank, N.J. The young Marine attended Claiborne County Schools and has a wide circle of friends here who mourn his early demise.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 February 1932
  • Date of death: 14 June 1951
  • County: Claiborne
  • Hometown: Tazewell
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: The New Hurst Cemetery, Middlesboro, Kentucky
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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