James Edward Stephenson was born 24 May 1927

First Lieutenant Stephenson was a member of the 77th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.

Buried at Spring Creek Cemetery, Athens, TN

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 May 1927
  • Date of death: 4 February 1951
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Athens
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 77th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Prisoner of War Medal, 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: Spring Creek Cemetery, Athens, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Top Panel
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