Private First Class Raymon L. Smith was a member of the 50th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion (SP). He enlisted November 19, 1947. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea. He is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, TN.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, September 11, 1950
Pfc. Raymond Lewis Smith, former Municipal Golf Course caddy, was killed in action. Pfc. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Smith, 1739 Tecoma Drive. The parents were notified last week that the death occurred Aug. 12. Pfc. Smith would have been in the Army three years this Nov. 17, and would have been 20 on Nov. 6. A former Central High School student, Private Smith had been stationed in Washington until late in July.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 November 1930
  • Date of death: 16 August 1950
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Korean War Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Eric Reed

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