Jesse Earl Hill

Korean War
Service #36797828
UnitHQ CO 24 INF 25 DIV
RankSergeant First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathNovember 27 1950
StatusMissing In Action
Courts of the Missing
Bronze Star
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
For his leadership and valor, Sergeant First Class Hill was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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.
Sergeant First Class Hill was a member of Headquarters Company, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in South Korea on August 18, 1950 and returned to duty on August 20, 1950. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 27, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.