Remains of Kentucky Soldier Killed in Korean War Identified, to be Returned to Family

A Kentucky solider who died in the Korean War has been positively identified. Private First Class Joe Stanton Elmore, 20, died on December 2, 1950 in Changjim County, Hamgyeong Province, North Korea. PFC Elmore was reported missing on December 2, 1950, following an engagement that occurred in the vicinity of the Chosin Reservoir. His remains are in the process of being returned to his family Bowling Green. Service arrangements for the soldier are not yet complete. Governor Matt Bevin will order flags lowered to half-staff in honor of PFC Elmore on the date of his internment.

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