30 Oct 2018

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Freet, F.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2018 — Marine Corps Reserve Pvt. Fred E. Freet, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 6, 2018. In November 1943, Freet was assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands, in an...

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29 Oct 2018

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Brandenburg, W.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2018 — Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. William E. Brandenburg, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 25, 2018. In November 1943, Brandenburg was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands,...

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29 Oct 2018

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Sipes, R.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2018 — Army Pvt. Robert J. Sipes, Jr., killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Oct. 23, 2018. In November 1950, Sipes was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed in action on Nov. 30, 1950, during heavy fighting between the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) and the 7th Cavalry Regiment...

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26 Oct 2018

USS West Virginia Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Gabriele, A.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2018 — Navy Fireman 1st Class Angelo M. Gabriele, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Gabriele was assigned to the battleship USS West Virginia, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS West Virginia sustained...

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23 Oct 2018

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Randall, D.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2018 — Marine Corps Sgt. Dwight W. Randall, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. In November 1943, Randall was a member of Company C, 2nd Amphibian Tractor Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands, in an...

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23 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Cook, G.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2018 — Navy Fireman 1st Class Grant C. Cook, Jr., killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 27, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Cook was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple...

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18 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Lescault, L.)

DPAA Public Affairs, Oct. 17, 2018 — Navy Buglemaster 2nd Class Lionel W. Lescault, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 24, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Lescault was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained...

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