Marshal Lynn Cox was born on 7 May 1930
Buried at Rock Springs Cemetery, Sullivan County, TN

38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Company B

Private First Class Cox was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea.

The Kingsport Times, Jan. 9, 1952
The body of Pfc. Marshall L. Cox, 21, who was killed in ation in Korea on Sept. 11, 1951, will arrive in Kingsport Thursday. He was a native of Cullivan County, the son of Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Cox of Rock Springs. He attended Rock Springs school and Sullivan High School. He enetered the service on March 6, 1951, and was a member of the Second Infantry Division. Survivors include the parents; a sister, Miss Joyce Cox, Rock Springs; two brothers, Paul Cox of Vernon Heights, and Leonard Cox, Rock Springs; and the anternal grandmother, Mrs. W.C. Boyd, Rock Springs.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 May 1930
  • Date of death: 11 September 1951
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Fordtown
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd 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: Rock Springs Cemetery, Sullivan County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Middle Panel
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