John Thomas Jackson

Korean War
Service #55060602
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 24 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Jackson was awarded 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 Korean War Service Medal.
Private Jackson was a member of Service Company, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. On July 24, 1951, while swimming in the Pukhan River near Hwochen, North Korea, he was swept away and drowned.