Sergeant Prueitt was a member of the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 16, 1950.
He is buried at Union Grove Cemetery, Athens, TN.
Photo submitted by Laurie Wilson
- Rank: Sergeant
- Date of birth: 10 May 1929
- Date of death: 16 September 1950
- County: McMinn
- Hometown: Charleston
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th 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, Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Union Grove Cemetery, Athens, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Top Panel
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