Back    KIA Index    Search

  PFC Luther E. Gibson    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"



Fox Company
35th Infantry Regiment
Korean War


"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Korean Service Medal United Nations Korean Service Medal Republic of Korea War Service Medal



The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Luther E. Gibson, ER52025102, who died in the service of his country on January 30th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Luther was 27 years of age. He was from Princeton, West Virginia. Luther's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC Luther E. Gibson include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


Private First Class Gibson was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on January 30, 1951. Private First Class Gibson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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.

Burial::
Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery
Princeton
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA