Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Shelemba, J.)

Release No: 19-196 Oct. 1, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
Army Pfc. John A. Shelemba, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 12, 2019.

(Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.)

In the summer of 1950, Shelemba was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action July 20, 1950, while defending Taejon, South Korea. After the battle, his remains could not be recovered.

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