Porter Wilson Taylor

Corporal Taylor was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy near Pohang-dong, South Korea on September 2, 1950 and died of those wounds later that day.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 March 1927
  • Date of death: 2 September 1950
  • County: Hamblen
  • Hometown: Morristown
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 24th 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, and World War II Victory Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Jaranigan Cemetery, Morristown, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Middle Panel
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