George Clifford Walls
Private First Class Walls was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while serving on security duty in the Demilitarized Zone from a shot in the back by a Korean ex-convict on November 22, 1955. Private First Class Walls was awarded the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean Defense Service Medal.
The Knoxville Journal, 11 December 1955
Pfc. George C. Walls, 22, of Oliver Springs, died in Korea Nov. 23, 1955, from gunshot wounds incurred while walking post as a sentry. Survivors; wife, Mrs. Nellie Chadwick Walls; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Walls, Oliver Springs, Route 1; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Scarbrough, Mrs. Susie Ward, Miss Alma Walls, Oliver Springs, Route 1; five brothers, Arnold, William E. and Jack Walls, Oliver Springs; Wilson E. Walls, Knoxville; Robert C. Walls Jr., Harriman.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 12 August 1933
- Date of death: 22 November 1955
- County: Morgan
- Hometown: Oliver Springs
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal and Korean Defense Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Davis Cemetery, Morgan County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Middle Panel
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