21 Sep 2018

Soldier Recently Returned from North Korea Accounted For (Jones, W.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2018 — Army Pfc. William H. Jones, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on September 13. In November 1950, Jones was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, engaged in attacks against the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces near Pakchon, North Korea. On Nov. 26, 1950, after his unit made a fighting withdrawal, he could...

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21 Sep 2018

Soldier Recently Returned From North Korea Accounted For (McDaniel, C.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2018 — Army Master Sgt. Charles H. McDaniel, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on September 12. In November 1950, McDaniel was a medic with the 8th Cavalry Regiment Medical Company, supporting the regiment's 3rd Battalion. The unit was engaged with enemy forces of the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces (CPVF,) southwest of the village of Unsan, and east of Hwaong-ri,...

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21 Sep 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Headington, R.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2018 — Navy Seaman 1st Class Robert W. Headington, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 6, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Headington was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits,...

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18 Sep 2018

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Kanaitobe, C.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2018 — Army Pvt. Charles G. Kanaitobe, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on September 13. In July 1950, Kanaitobe was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations the against North Korean People’s Army near Chonui, South Korea. Kanaitobe could not be accounted-for and was declared missing in action on...

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18 Sep 2018

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Loesche, K.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2018 — Army Staff Sgt. Karl R. Loesche, killed during World War II, was accounted for on September 13. On Dec. 8, 1941, Loesche was a member of the 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group, when Japanese forces invaded the Philippine Islands. Intense fighting continued until the surrender of the Bataan peninsula on April 9, 1942, and of the Corregidor Island on...

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15 Sep 2018

Soldier Accounted-For From World War II (Drovis, S.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2018 — Army Sgt. 1st Lt. Seymour P. Drovis, killed during World War II, was accounted for on September 4. In July 1944, Drovis was a member of Company A, 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, engaged against enemy forces in Achugao Village, Saipan Island, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The division sustained heavy casualties during one of the largest Japanese...

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15 Sep 2018

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (McBride, E.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2018 — Army Sgt. Eugene G. McBride, killed during World War II, was accounted for on September 10. In January 1945, McBride was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 311th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division. On Jan. 30, 1945, while engaged in an attack against enemy forces near Huppenbroich, Germany, McBride was killed by a blast from an enemy artillery shell....

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15 Sep 2018

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Ashley, F.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2018 — Army Pfc. Fred W. Ashley, killed during World War II, was accounted for on August 27. In May 1945, Ashley was a member of Troop C, 2nd Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Group, on a reconnaissance in the town of Paseka, in the former Czechoslovakia. On 4 May, as many as three hundred German soldiers attacked Ashley’s platoon. He was...

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