Marshall Lee Harrison was born on 12 April 1931

Heavy Mortar Company, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Died other causes, Non-Hostile
Date of loss: August 12, 1950
Service number: RA13320174
Location or battle zone: Pusan Perimeter – Southwest, North of Masan

Corporal Harrison was an infantryman serving in Korea. On August 12, 1950, a hand grenade held by another soldier accidentally exploded killing him.

The Bristol Herald Courier, July 29, 1951
Funeral services for Cpl. Marshall L. Harrison, 19, of Bristol, who was killed in action in Korea on August 12, 1950, will be conducted from the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Susong Cemetery. Cpl. Harrison was born on April 12, 1931, and was serving with the 27th Regiment, 25th Division in Korea when he was killed. He was a student in Bristol, Tenn., public schools before entering the service and attended Bradley Street Methodist Church. Surviving are his father, Howard Harrison, and one half-brother, J.C. Woods, of 2004 Windsor Avenue, Bristol, Tenn.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 April 1931
  • Date of death: 12 August 1950
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: 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
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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