Tag Archives: Elden Charles Justus

Arcata’s hometown hero laid to rest

Arcata’s hometown hero laid to rest

Mad River Union ARCATA – Sgt. Elden C. Justus is home at last. Lost in the Korean War on Dec. 6, 1950, he was considered Missing In Action until his remains were discovered in a communal grave in North Korea in April, 2004. Following recovery and identification, Sgt. Justus was returned to the custody of

Korean War MIA soldier coming home to Arcata

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – On April 19, Arcata resident Lois Justus Hyman went out to her car to get her phone, and found on it a voice mail from her husband. He said the U.S. Army had called and told him that the remains of Lois’s father had been discovered, recovered

OBITUARY: Elden Charles Justus

Elden Charles Justus Aug. 19, 1927—December 6, 1950 Sergeant First Class Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery, 7th Infantry Division Elden Justus was born on August 19, 1927 in Grady, New Mexico to Elmer and Lois Justus. He was killed in action in the vicinity of Hagaru-ri at the southeastern edge of the Chosin Reservoir in