Corporal Biggs was a member of the 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on August 7, 1950, and died later that day. Corporal Biggs was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Corporal Biggs was born in Richland Parish, Louisiana on April 9, 1926. Survived by father and mother, Edward Jefferson and Alice Taylor Biggs; brother, Willie Edward Biggs and sister, Sallie Dorothy Biggs Langley. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.