Private First Class Hugh Richard Arendale was a member of the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea.

He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN.

The Chattanooga Times, January 13, 1951
Pfc. Hugh Richard Arendale, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Arendale, 3807 14th Avenue, was killed in action in Korea Nov. 8, his parents have been notified by the Defense Department. Pfc. Arendale was graduated from Chattanooga High School last May 25 and four days later volunteered for army duty. He took basic training in the cavalry at Fort Knox, Ky., and after a few days in California, where he was transferred to the infantry, was flown to Japan. There he had about three weeks of intensive training before going to Korea Nov. 15. He is survived by his parents and a sister, Marirose.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 December 1931
  • Date of death: 28 November 1950
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Greenwood Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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