Kenyon E. Andrews, Korean War

Kenyon Andrews hailed from Hoagland, Indiana and enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War,

Private Andrews was an E-2, with a specialty as a Light Weapons Infantryman. He served with the 8th Calvary Regiment, 1st Calvary Division. The Troopers of the 1st Cavalry Division earned seven Campaign Streamers and were awarded the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.

During battle operations on April 4, 1951 in North Korea, Private Andrews received a mortal wound. He is remembered at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington. This is a National Parks Service and American Battle Monuments Commission location.