Born: October 22, 1921
Killed in Action: September 3, 1950 at Chindong-Ni, Korea
Rank: Sergeant First Class
Co. G, 2nd Bn, 5th Regimental Combat Team
SFC Book previously served in the Philippines, North Africa and Sicily during World War II before serving in Korea.
At the time of his death, SFC Book was survived by his wife, Helen Mariniak Book, two daughters Helen & Mary, three sisters Mrs. Anna Kraich, Mrs. Catherine Cervetti and Mrs. Margie Kukurda, and one brother Mr. George Book
Interment: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia