After 65 years, Korean War POW comes home to Mississippi

April 16, 2016

 

Army Cpl. Dudley Evans was 24 when he was reported missing in action in Korea in 1951.

Sixty-five years later, Evans is coming home to Greenville.

On Thursday, Evans' body will be brought back to Mississippi, arriving in Jackson. From there, it will be escorted to Greenville, where Evans will be buried with full military honors April 23.

On Feb. 15, 1951, Evans was reported missing in action. He was assigned to Company G, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, which engaged in a battle against enemy forces in the vicinity of Chipyong-ni, South Korea. READ MORE

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