Private First Class David Lloyd Ferguson was born March 13, 1929 and died September 8, 1951 in Korea. He was killed in action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on September 8, 1951. Private First Class Ferguson was a medic with the Medical Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Tom Ferguson, Kingston; two brothers, W.T. Jr., Rockwood, Charles F. Ferguson, Kingston; two sisters, Miss Rose Ferguson, Kingston and Mrs. Carlton McCartha, Pompano Beach, Florida.

Private First Class Ferguson was returned to his hometown on December 18, 1951. Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church, Kingston on December 20, 1951 with graveside services following at Kingston Cemetery. A. Logan Clifford Stegal Post No. 10 was in charge of military honors at the graveside.

Private First Class Ferguson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Medical 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.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 March 1929
  • Date of death: 8 September 1951
  • County: Roane
  • Hometown: Rockwood
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 23rd Infantry Regimenht, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Medical Badge, 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: Bethel Cemetery, Kingston, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Middle Panel
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