Jerry West Digital Collection

["West was from Chelyan, West Virginia in Kanawha County. He was a graduate of East Bank High School and the older brother of basketball legend Jerry West. In 1951 during the Korean War, David was mortally wounded in action."]

Portrait of David Lee West Wearing His U.S. Army Uniform

Identifier:
050953
Date:
ca. 1950
Description:
West was from Chelyan, West Virginia in Kanawha County. He was a graduate of East Bank High School and the older brother of basketball legend Jerry West. In 1951 during the Korean War, David was mortally wounded in action.
Topical Subjects:
Soldiers--United States. and Korean War, 1950-1953.
Personal Names:
West, Jerry, 1938-
Corporate Names:
United States. Army
Medium:
print