John Franklin Wright
Date of Birth October 31, 1926

Private Wright was a Light Weapons Infantryman with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.

Hometown and Place of Enlistment: Morristown,Tennessee

John Franklin Wright’s remains were not recovered from the battlefield. He is memorialized at Honolulu.

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  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 October 1926
  • Date of death: 26 April 1951
  • County: Hamblen
  • Hometown: Morristown
  • 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: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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