John Daniel Hicks
Private First Class Hicks was a member of the Support Company, 1st Service Battalion, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade. On August 17, 1950, along the Natkong River, South Korea, he sacrificed his life for others by falling on an enemy grenade.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 February 1931
  • Date of death: 17 August 1950
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Jonesboro
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 1st Provisional Marine Brigade
  • 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: Long Branch Cemetery, Clay County, Florida
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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