1LT Walter Norton Higgins

1LT Walter Norton Higgins

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Death 21 Jan 1951 (aged 23)
South Korea
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Q, 1382
Memorial ID 3777817 · View Source
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Assigned Company B, 1st Battalion, 65th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division.
On Jan21, 1951, while training at Togam-ni, South Korea a Hand Grenade prematurely exploded killing him. Lt Higgins was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

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  • Maintained by: David Dunnavant
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3777817
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Walter Norton Higgins (24 Aug 1927–21 Jan 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3777817, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by David Dunnavant (contributor 46623314) .