Private Arthur Grooms was a member of the 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 30, 1950. Private Grooms was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, 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.

Buried at Union Cemetery, Newport, TN

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 December 1932
  • Date of death: 30 November 1950
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Newport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Union Cemetery, Newport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Charlotte Musgraves

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