William Roy Frazier
Born 3 April 1931
Died 6 December 1952, Korea
He is buried at Anderson Cemetery, Ringgold, GA

Private First Class
U.S. Marine Corps, 5 Marines, 1st Marine Division, 3rd Battalion, Company H

Private First Class Frazier was a member of Company H, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on December 6, 1952.

Private First Class Frazier was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

The Chattanooga Times, February 13, 1953
Funeral services for Pfc. William Roy Frazier, 21, Chattanooga marine who was killed in action in Korea on Dec. 6, will be held at the East Ridge Church of God. The boyd will be at the Turner Funeral Home until time for the services. He was born in Cleveland, Tenn., but had lived here and in Ringgold, Ga., most of his life. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps in November, 1951. He was stationed in Japan two months before being transferred to Korea. He had been on combat duty about six months at the time of his death. Private First Class Frazier attended Ringgold High School and was a member of the East Ridge Church of God. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Stella M. Frazier; two sister, Mrs. O.L. Scott and Mrs. Emmitt woody, Chattanooga; seven brothers, the Rev. Charles Frzier, Lewisburg, Tenn.; Edward, D.J., Ernest G., Hoyt and Earl Frzier of Chattanooga; and Otto C. Frazier, USN stationed in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 April 1931
  • Date of death: 6 December 1952
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, 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: Anderson Cemetery, Ringgold, GA
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Bottom Panel
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