William Eugene Rogers

Korean War
Service #23425792
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathApril 19 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Rogers was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private Rogers was a member of the Heavy Mortar Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was severely burned by an ammunition bunker explosion and evacuated to the 43rd Army Surgical Hospital where he died on April 19, 1953.