Jesse Edward Sprouse
Born 9 May 1929
Private First Class Sprouse was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 23, 1951. Private First Class Sprouse was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Buried at Union Cemetery, Newport, TN.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 May 1929
  • Date of death: 23 July 1951
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Newport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th 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: Union Cemetery, Newport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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