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PFC John S. Silvers
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1931
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1953, North Korea


J. S. Silvers
Yancey, North Carolina
Born 1931
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service Number 53148262
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died July 6, 1953 in Korea
Private First Class Silvers was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on July 6, 1953. He was presumed dead on July 7, 1954. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Private First Class Silvers was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Family links: 
  Clyde Fletus Silvers (1908 - 1975)
  Ruby F. Willis Silvers (1915 - 1991)
  John S. Silvers (1931 - 1953)
  Anise Silvers Bailey (1934 - 2012)*
  Infant Son Silvers (1942 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Silas Silvers Cemetery
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Sep 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41561559
PFC John S. Silvers
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- Elizabeth Olmstead
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