Hugh Henderson Bailey
Born 2 August 1928
The Kingsport Times News, 11 July 1954.
The body of Cpl. Hugh H. Bailey, 23-year-old resident of Indian Springs who died in Korea in May, 1951, will be returned here for burial. Bailey, who was born in Hawkins County, was first reported missing in action. Prior to his induction in the Army, Nov. 20, 1950, he was employed by Dance Freight Lines. He was sent overseas April 6, 1951.
He was a member of the McPheeters Ben Baptist Church. He is buried at the church cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Hugh and Sallie Lou Bailey of Indian Springs; the maternal grandfather, James Snapp of Church Hill; the maternal step-grandmother, Mrs. James Snapp of Church Hill; and the paternal step-grandmother, Mrs. Lucy Bailey of Church Hill.
He was a member of Co. L, 23rd Regiment, and 2nd Infantry Division.
- Rank: Corporal
- Date of birth: 2 August 1928
- Date of death: 18 May 1951
- County: Hawkins
- Hometown: Indian Springs
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 23rd Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: McPheeters Ben Baptist Church, Indian Springs, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Bottom Panel
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