Private First Class Joe Laverne York was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 February 1929
  • Date of death: 3 October 1951
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: Morristown
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal with 2 Battle Stars, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Shady Grove Cemetery, Morrison, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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