Private First Class - United States Army
1928 - June 11, 1951
PFC Cawthon was a member of the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on June 11, 1951.
PARENTS: Mr. & Mrs. Richard Henry of Wood River
FAMILY: Grandparents - Mr. & Mrs. James Cantrill
Aunts - Dorothy Brave and Margaret Skundrich
He graduated from EAWRCHS in 1947 and was employed by Owens-Illinois Glass before entering the Army on November 30, 1950.
FUNERAL SERVICES: 1st Methodist Church in Wood River
BURIAL: Woodland Hill Cemetery, Wood River, IL
Service # US55059215