02 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Poindexter, H.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2018 — Navy Seaman 1st Class Herbert J. Poindexter, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Poindexter 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 torpedo...

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02 Oct 2018

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Dickson, M.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2018 — Army Pfc. Marvin E. Dickson, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 27, 2018. In November, 1944, Dickson was a member of Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. He was tasked with facilitating communication among various battle elements by laying telephone wire between headquarters and outposts in the Hürtgen Forest in Germany. Dickson...

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02 Oct 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Cheshire, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2018 — Chief Pharmacist's Mate James T. Cheshire, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 10, 2018 On Dec. 7, 1941, Cheshire 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 torpedo hits,...

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