Gibson Loudin was born in Newcomb, Tennessee, son of Gibson Loudin and Martha Elizabeth Allen. He married Rhoda Perry on 25 September 1950 in Lucas, Ohio.
Sergeant Loudin was a medic with the Medical Detachment, 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea. He was awarded the Silver Star posthumously.
Buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, Kenova, West Virginia
- Rank: Sergeant
- Date of birth: 28 September 1923
- Date of death: 27 May 1951
- County: Campbell
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star, Combat Medical 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: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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