James Willard White
Born 12 June 1930
Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, TN

Private White was a Light Weapons Infantryman with the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.

Pfc. White was a graduate of Sullivan High School, and had been in the service 34 months prior to his death. He was a member of the 35th Infantry.
Surviving, the partents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar D. White; two brothers, Sonny and Franklin White; five sisters, Mrs.  Howard L. Smith, Misses Patty, Linda, Sherry and Deborah White and his maternal grandfather, Jeff Adams all of Kingsport.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 June 1930
  • Date of death: 29 July 1950
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th 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: Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Middle Panel
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