James Robert Richmond
Born 30 October 1927
Private First Class Richmond was a member of the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Z, 308

The Chattanooga News, June 19, 1955
Funeral services for Cpl. James R. Richmond, 27, of Soddy, Tenn., who was killed in Korea in 1950, will be held in the chapel of Coulter Funeral Home. Burial will follow in National Cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home until the hour of the service. Surviving Cpl. Richmond are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil A. Richmond of Soddy; two sister, Mrs. Marjorie Pemberton, Graysville, Ky., and Mrs. Joyce Burnside, Waianoe Oahee, Japan, and grandmother, Mrs. J.A. Richmond, Soddy.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 30 October 1927
  • Date of death: 5 September 1950
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Soddy
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th 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, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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