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Since I cannot get the silent install to work, I have an alternate solution below.
My solution was to perform a standard Java JDK install to one server doing the following: sh java.bin
Once Java was completely installed to my folder of choice, I zipped that folder and all subdirectories to a single file.
Using the following command, I can extract Java and also script the environment variables.
unzip /my/location/jdkfiles.zip -d /
(Note I used / as the location because the full path was listed for all files in the zip)
For the environment variables I simply updated /etc/profile as needed.
Thanks for the idea on tar'ing. I ended up with this solution because of it.
Long term though, it would be nice to figure out how to complete a JDK silent install.