James Edward Altum
Private First Class Altum was a member of the 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 October 1927
  • Date of death: 25 July 1950
  • County: Roane
  • Hometown: Montgomery
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry 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: Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Middle Panel
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