James Lawrence Hawkins

Private Hawkins was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, September 2, 1951
Pfc. James L. Hawkins, 111 ½ East 23rd Street, was killed in action in Korea July 30, 1950. He was a member of the Union Hill Baptist Church and was a student at Howard High School. Graveside services will be held at National Cemetery. Surviving are mother, Mrs. Helen Hawkins; sisters, Mrs. Juanita Swain, Misses Peggy J., Helenia and Betty Jo; brother, Herschel: two grandmothers, foour aunts, two uncles, several cousins, a sister-in-law, brother-in-law and many friends.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 January 1932
  • Date of death: 31 July 1950
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 24th Infantry Division, 24th Replacement Company
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans 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: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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