The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
John Henry Williams
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Date of Death
November 14, 1952
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.