Born 8 August 1927
Sergeant Cole was a member of the 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was wounded by the enemy in North Korea and returned to duty on November 24, 1952. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy on “Pork Chop Hill.”
Buried at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 August 1927
  • Date of death: 8 July 1953
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Hampton
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantrymans Badge, 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: Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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