Private First Class Richard Jeff Rimer was a member of Battery B, 15th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed by multiple gunshot wounds from a Russian burp gun while on guard at a compound near Yang Yang, South Korea. He died October 4, 1962.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 November 1937
  • Date of death: 3 October 1962
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Rogersville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 15th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Cold War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Hawkins County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Bottom Panel
  • Sponsored by: Barry Mowell

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