Gilbert Houston Fortner
Born 27 August 1930
Private First Class Fortner was a member of the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea.
He is buried at Cross Anchor Cemetery, Greeneville, TN

Picture from The Greeneville Sun, October 23, 1951

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 August 1930
  • Date of death: 4 October 1951
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Greeneville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, 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: Cross Anchor Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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