James Carter Lazenby
Private Lazenby was a member of the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Taejon, South Korea.
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 30 December 1950
Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Hixson were officially notified that Mrs. Hixson’s son, Pfc. William C. Lazenby, was killed in Korea July 20. Pfc. Lazenby had been previously reported as missing. Pfc. Lazenby was with Company B of the 34th Infantry. He had attended Central High School before enlisting in the United States Army in 1948. Mrs. Hixson said the last direct word from her son was a letter written from Kyushu June 28 telling her he was to be flown to Korea the next day.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 4 November 1930
- Date of death: 20 July 1950
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 34th Infantry Regiment, 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, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: West View Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Bottom Panel
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