Born 18 September 1931

Corporal Joe Dan Simerly was a member of the 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea. Buried at Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery, Hampton, TN.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 September 1931
  • Date of death: 8 September 1950
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Hampton
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery, Hampton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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