|Death: ||Mar. 14, 1951, North Korea|
Billy was living in Nacogdoches, TX when he entered the service and was a medic with the Medical Company, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.
He was taken Prisoner of War while tending his wounded comrades in North Korea on December 1, 1950 and died in a prison camp on March 14, 1951.
His remains were never recovered.
His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
Corporal Smith was awarded the Combat Medical Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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.
Plot: Courts of the Missing
Created by: Finding Family
Record added: May 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90818782