Ray Thomas Pevehouse
Born 8 October 1930

Sergeant First Class Pevehouse was a member of the 64th Heavy Tank Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on April 23, 1952. Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 904.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, June 25, 1952
Funeral services for Sgt. Ray T. Pevehouse, 1922 Watkins Street who was killed in action in Korea April 23, will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Original Church of God, 17th and Lyerly streets.
Burial with full military honors provided by the Army Organized Reserve Corps will be in National Cemetery.
St. Pevehouse, 21, was the son of Mrs. Lois Pevehouse and the late Raymond Pevehouse of Chattanooga. He was born here and educated at the Park Place Vocational School. He was employed at Standard Coosa-Thatcher Company and later at the Red Bank Hardware Company before entering military service in 1947. After his basic training he was sent to Coleburg, Germany, and served there about nine months. In August of 1951 he volunteered for service in Korea, where he was stationed with Company B, 64th Heavy Tank Battalion. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Homer Fricks and Mrs. R.L. Beard; a niece, Miss Patricia Fricks, all of Chattanooga, and his grandfather, W.T. Pevehouse, LaFayette, Ga.

  • Rank: Sergeant First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 October 1930
  • Date of death: 23 April 1952
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 64th Heavy Tank Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, 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: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Bottom Panel
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