William H. Major Jr.

Korean War
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathSeptember 9 1951
National Defense Service Medal
Private Major was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Private Major was a paratrooper with the 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 11th Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. On September 1, 1951 he was critically injured in an automobile accident near Fort Campbell and died at the base hospital on September 9, 1951.