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PFC John S. Silvers

PFC John S. Silvers

Birth
Yancey County, North Carolina, USA
Death 6 Jul 1953 (aged 21)
North Korea
Burial Burnsville, Yancey County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 41561559 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 4 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41561559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC John S. Silvers (17 Jul 1931–6 Jul 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41561559, citing Silas Silvers Cemetery, Burnsville, Yancey County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .