Charles Wesley Hopson
Corporal Hopson as a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of Company D, 728th Military Police Battalion. He died of other causes near Chi Chyon, South Korea.

The Johnson City Press-Chronicle, September 18, 1951
Word has been received here of the accidental death of Corporal Charles W. Hopson of Johnson City in Korea. The soldier was fatally wounded when a gun was discharged accidentally. His wife, Mrs. Virginia Mitchell Hopson, resides at 52 Pardee street. Among other survivors is a son, Gary Hopson. The soldier’s body will be shipped here for burial.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 November 1916
  • Date of death: 29 August 1951
  • County: Unicoi
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 728th Military Police Battalion
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: 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: Monte Vista Cemetery, Johnson City, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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