|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1931|
|Death: ||Aug. 13, 1952, South Korea|
Private First Class Spurgeon Wright was living in Higley, AZ when he entered the service and was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division.
He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on August 13, 1952 and was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
"ARIZONA PFC 5 BN 1 MAR 1 MAR DIV KOREA Purple Heart"
City of Mesa Cemetery
Plot: Section 653, Lot 3, Grave 5
Created by: Frank Elsberry
Record added: Feb 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65506181