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PFC Leo Edward “Pete” Bever

PFC Leo Edward “Pete” Bever

Birth
Rowlesburg, Preston County, West Virginia, USA
Death 25 Jul 1953 (aged 19)
South Korea
Burial Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA
Plot B, 0, 1566
Memorial ID 364280 · View Source
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Private First Class Bever was a member of Company G, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea on July 25, 1953 by an enemy hand grenade during battle at the Boulder City outpost (Hill 119). Private First Class Bever was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, 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.

Leo had enlisted in the Marines on August 1, 1952. He was the son of Bradley and Freda Bever. Siblings were Wallace, Irene, Mary, Alice and Donald. Bradley worked as a fireman on a railroad.


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  • Maintained by: Don J
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 364280
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Leo Edward “Pete” Bever (20 Mar 1934–25 Jul 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 364280, citing Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Don J (contributor 47106048) .