Richard Lloyd Turner
Born 15 January 1929

Corporal Turner was a member of the 7th Reconnaissance Company, 7th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on October 28, 1951 and died of those wounds the following day. He is buried at Fairview Cemetery, Kingsport, TN.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 January 1929
  • Date of death: 29 October 1951
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Reconnaissance Company, 7th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, 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: Fairview Cemetery, Kingsport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Middle Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor Richard L. Turner

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →