Logo Journalists' Memorial

First name:  Gene

Last name:  Symonds

  • Gender:  Male
  • Media outlet:  United Press International
  • Born:  All

  • Died:  13 May 1955 Indonesia

Beaten to death by a crowd while reporting on a communist demonstration.

  • Aged 28.
    Covered Korean War and headed Manila bureau before being transferred to Singapore.
    Joins United Press International.
    World War II veteran.

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