Private First Class John Laird Naylor was a member of the Engineer Company, 187th Airborne Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on May 25, 1951. Private First Class Naylor was awarded the Purple Heart, the Parachute Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

He is buried in the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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