Wiley Jackson Tipton was a member of the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 14, 1950. He was the husband of Vera Imogene Carver and father of Myrttle Fay Tipton.

  • Rank: Sergeant First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 August 1914
  • Date of death: 14 November 1950
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Cades Cove
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: World War II, Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, 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: Bethel Cemetery, Townsend, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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