James E. Beever

Korean War
Service #55048594
RankSergeant First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathOctober 24 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Sergeant First Class Beever was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman 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.
Sergeant First Class Beever was a member of the 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on August 17, 1951 and returned to duty on August 21, 1951. He was seriously wounded again on October 17, 1951 and died of those wounds on October 24, 1951.