United States Army

Korea

Killed In Action: December 23, 1950

Corporal Kenneth Jack Hill (July 19, 1932 – December 23, 1950) was killed in action while assigned to the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division during combat operations fighting the Chinese communist and North Korean forces near the Imjin River in South Korea. He was just 18 years old and had arrived in Korea roughly one year earlier. He was survived by his parents, three sisters and a brother.  Corporal Hill is buried at Ridgeview Memorial Park near Allen, Texas.