Gaines Wright

Korean War
Service #34167299
RankSergeant U.S. Army
Date of DeathMay 28 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Sergeant Wright was awarded 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.
Sergeant Wright was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the Tank Company, 65th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. On May 28, 1951, he suffered coronary thrombosis and died near Kaewong-ni, South Korea.