John Henry Williams

Korean War
Service #53101697
RankSergeant U.S. Army
Date of DeathNovember 14 1952
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Sergeant Williams was awarded 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 Williams was a member of the 1092nd Engineer Combat Battalion, U.S. Army. On November 14, 1952, he was a passenger aboard a C-119C, "Flying Boxcar" from the 63rd Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group, enroute from Ashiya Air Base, Japan to Seoul, Korea when it crashed into Hill 683 near Cho-ok, North Korea and about 15 miles east of Haeju Airfield (K-19), killing all 44 servicemen on board.