Summary

Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army 1
Birth:
02 Jul 1925 2
Decatur, Mississippi 2
Death:
12 Jun 1963 2
Mississippi 2
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Full Name:
Medgar Wiley Evers 3
Person:
Medgar W Evers 1
Level of Education: 1 year of high school 1
Marital Status: Single, with dependents 1
Birth:
02 Jul 1925 2
Decatur, Mississippi 2
Male 2
Birth:
1925 1
Mississippi 1
Death:
12 Jun 1963 2
Mississippi 2
Cause: Homicide 2
Death:
12 Jun 1963 3
Jackson, Mississippi 3
Cause: Gunshot wound 3
Burial:
Burial Date: 19 Jun 1963 2
Burial Place: Arlington(Va)NationalCemetery 2
Residence:
Place: Newton County, Mississippi 1
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Birth:
Mother: Jessie 2
Father: James"Crazy Jim" Evers 2
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Enlistment Date:
07 Oct 1943 1
Army Branch:
No branch assignment 1
Army Component:
Selectees (Enlisted Men) 1
Army Serial Number:
34874245 1
Enlistment Place:
Cp Shelby Mississippi 1
Enlistment Term:
Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law 1
Source of Army Personnel:
Civil Life 1
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Race or Ethnicity:
Negro 1
Brother:
Charles Evers 2
Sister:
Elizabeth Evers 2
Sister:
Mary Ruth Evers 2
Source Information:
Box Number: 0861 1
Film Reel Number: 3.283 1

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