David Emily was one of eight brothers, all of who served in the United States Army. David’s service was at the end of the Korean War. His older brother Frank Emily served at the beginning of the Korean War, and as Frank left Korea, David arrived, putting both brothers in the same location at the same time. What are the odds? David served from 1954 to 1958.
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Korean War - Key Events
September 12, 1950
North Korean troops reach their farthest point of advance. Although thousands of UN troops have arrived to reinforce South Korea, months of fighting have reduced the area under their control to a 5,000-square-mile rectangle centered on the critical southeastern port of Pusan. By the time the North Korean invasion force reaches the “Pusan Perimeter,” its strength has been nearly cut in half and it is almost entirely lacking in armor.
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica