|Pfc. Edward Slater|
|Edward N. Slater at the Baton Rouge Nat. Convention 1998.|
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|Street: 109 HOLDER RD||City & State: INDEPENDENCE, MO||E-Mail: Eslaate@Swbell.net|
|Zip: 64050||Phone:||Spouse: PHYLLIS|
|Conflict: KOREA||Service Branch: ARMY||Unit: 24 INF DIV I CO 21 REG.|
|Theater: ETO||Where Captured: KOREA||Date Captured: 06/19/50|
|Camps Held In: DEATH MARCH, SUNCHON MASALRI||How Long Interned: 124 days|
|liberated / repatriated: liberated||Date Liberated: 10/21/50||Age at Capture: 18|
|Medals Received: PURPLE HEART W/CLUSTER, POW MEDAL, ASIATIC PCIFIC MEDAL, U.N. MEDAL, NATIONAL DEFENSE MEDAL, OCCUPATION GER. - KOREA, JAPAN MEDAL, KOREAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, KOREAN PRESANTATION PRESADENTIAL AWARD, AMBASSADOR TO PEACE MEDAL|
|Military Job: PFC, RIFLEMAN||Company:|
|Occupation after War: SALES|
Edward N. Slater of Independence, Missouri was in the 24th Infantry Division when he was captured on June 19th, 1950 in Korea. At the age of 18 Edward served 4 months on a death march before being rescued on October 21st, 1950. Edward received many awards and medals for his bravery, including the Purple Heart with Cluster, the U.N. Medal, the Ambassador to Peace Medal, and many others.
After the war Edward went into sales and retired with his spouse Phyllis, 2 children, 6 grand children, and 2 great grand children. Edward, the Missouri Department Commander and a National Service Officer for the EX-POW’s spends 3 days a week of his time at the Kansas City, MO. V.A. Hospital lending his support to Those Who Cannot Help Themselves.
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