Private First Class Y.J. Crum was a member of the 999th Field Artillery Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea. He enlisted in the United States Army on April 3, 1951.

Private First Class Crum was returned to the United States and was buried in Union Cemetery in Newport, Tennessee.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 June 1930
  • Date of death: 22 January 1952
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Newport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 999th Field Artillery Battalion, 3rd Infantry
  • 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: Union Cemetery, Newport, Cocke County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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