Avery Walker Williamson

Korean War
Service #O-315534
RankMajor U.S. Army
Date of DeathFebruary 14 1952
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
World War II Victory Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Major Williamson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Major Williamson was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, I Corps. He developed acute pancreatitis and was taken to the 121st Evacuation Hospital where he died on February 14, 1952.