Private First Class Alvin Smith Rigsby was a member of the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on May 25, 1951. Private First Class Rigsby was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, 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.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 30 December 1926
  • Date of death: 25 May 1951
  • County: Bledsoe
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry 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: Rigsby Cemetery, Pikeville, Bledsoe County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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