Private First Class Carver was a member of the 25th Signal Company, 25th Infantry Division. He was killed in action while fighting the enemy in South Korea.

The Johnson City Press-Chronicle, July 11, 1951
The body of Private First Class John E. Carver, who was killed in action in Korea, September 29, is scheduled to arrive Thursday in Johnson City. It will be taken to the home of a sister, Mrs. E.C. McInzie, 820 Hamilton street, and then to Heaton N.C., for funeral and burial.
Carver, member of the U.S. Infantry, with five years service chiefly in World War II in the Pacific Theatre, was a native of Heaton, N.C. He attended Cranberry, N.C. public schools. He was serving with the 25th Signal Company, 25th Infantry Division, when he was killed.
Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Rosie B. Carver; five brothers, Dan and Roby of Johnson City, Charles of West Virginia, Morris of Elizabethton and Rhonda Carver of the Army; two sisters, Miss Vera Carver of North Carolina and Mrs. McKenzie of Johnson City.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 November 1921
  • Date of death: 29 September 1950
  • County: Carter
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 25th Signal Company, 25th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: World War II / Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Heaton Cemetery, Elk Park, Avery County, NC
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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