Private Collins was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. While attached to the 25th Infantry Division, he was Killed in Action defending his position near Chindong-ni, South Korea on August 25, 1950.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 March 1932
  • Date of death: 25 August 1950
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star with V device, Combat Infantrymans Badge, 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: Collins Cemetery, Claiborne County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Top Panel
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