Korean Conflict Casualties
   Avery, Mitchell & Yancey Counties, NC



U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL WHO DIED FROM HOSTILE ACTION
(INCLUDING MISSING AND CAPTURED) IN THE KOREAN WAR, 1950-1957

Cpl. Ben R. Aldridge (Avery NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 11 Sep. 1950.

Pfc. Bob D. Autrey (Yancey NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 11 November 1951.

Pvt. Phillip Duncan (Mitchell NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 23 March 1952.

Pfc. John Hilemon (Yancey NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 04 September 1950.

Pvt. Lloyd B. Howell (Mitchell NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 30 June 1953.

Pvt. Luther R. Howell (Avery, NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 13 February 1951.

Pvt. Gene A. Laws (Green Mountain, NC), U.S. Marines. Killed in action, 12 July 1953.

Cpl. Lawson Pearson (Mitchell, NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 08 March 1951.

Cpl. Billy Pendley (Mitchell, NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 27 June 1951.

MSgt. Jack R. Renfro, Jr. (Yancey, NC), U.S. Army. Died of wounds, 10 September 1950.

Pvt. J. S. Silvers (Yancey, NC), U.S. Army. Died while missing, 06 July 1953.

Sfc. David P. Sluder (Avery NC), U.S. Army. Died while missing, 14 July 1950.

Pfc. Clarence W. Trivett (Mitchell NC), U.S. Army. Died while missing, 02 November 1950.

Cpl. Hurley Wilson (Yancey, NC), U.S. Army. Killed in action, 31 March 1951.

Notes:

For persons who died while missing or captured, the date of casualty is the date died or declared dead, not the date declared missing or captured.

Residence: Army lists county; Air Force, Navy, and Marines list city or town or place.

Source: Korean Conflict Casualty File, 1950-1957 (machine-readable record), Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Record Group 330.


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