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Joseph Travers

The following information pertains to a serviceman who remains classified as Missing In Action.

Joseph R. Travers
Rank: Private First Class
Service Number: 51000431
Date Missing: 1951-12-31
Unit: 1st Battalion 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Listed On Wall/Tablet: Honolulu Memorial
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Recoverability Status:
Next Steps: Private First Class Travers was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Undam-Jang, North Korea on April 22, 1951 and died while a prisoner on December 31, 1951. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. ** Private First Class Travers was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, 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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