Sergeant Lewis was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. On October 23, 1951, he was killed from fragment wounds from a grenade that was thrown into a fire and exploded near Satae, North Korea.

Earl Lewis also served in WWII.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 September 1927
  • Date of death: 23 October 1951
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Elizabethton
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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