Doddridge County Roots

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Lawrence O'Neil YEATER

Male 1931 - 1950  (19 years)


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  • Name Lawrence O'Neil YEATER 
    Born 1 Jul 1931  Shirley, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  McElroy District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Center Point, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military Cpl, 8th Cav (Inf), 1st Cav Div (Inf), Korea (KIA, Purple Heart)  [1, 3, 4
    • Private First Class Lawrence O. Yeater was a member of the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 29, 1950 and returned to duty later that day. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 3, 1950. Private First Class Yeater was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
    Died 3 Sep 1950  Korea Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Kyach'on
    Buried Grafton National Cemetery, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I81406  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2012 

    Father Harry YEATER,   b. 17 May 1898, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1962  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Bertha Garnet SHUMAN,   b. 27 Apr 1908, Shirley, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1998  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1931  Ashley, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hazel Gladys CUNNINGHAM,   b. 14 Mar 1923, Ashley, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 2017  (Age 94 years) 
    Married
    Marital Status Partners 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F36947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1931 - Shirley, Tyler Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Center Point, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 1950 - Korea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Grafton National Cemetery, Taylor Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
    81406_YEATER_LawrenceONeil_1931-1950_DeathRecord.jpg
    81406_YEATER_LawrenceONeil_1931-1950_DeathRecord.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S2582] West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database, (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/wvvetmem.html).

    2. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S5] Headstone.

    4. [S2585] WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings [database online], (Ancestry.com and American Battle Monuments Commission).