29 Apr 2019

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Thomson, R.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Seaman 2nd Class Richard J. Thomson, 19, of League City, Texas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on March 14, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on March 20, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Thomson was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship...

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29 Apr 2019

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

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Capt. Rufus J. Hyman, 23, of Memphis, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 20, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on Feb. 22, 2019.) In July 1950, Hyman was an infantry officer with Company A, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaging in combat actions against the North Korean...

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29 Apr 2019

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (West, E.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Seaman 1st Class Ernest R. West, 22, of Runnells, Iowa, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 8, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on March 7, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, West was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was...

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29 Apr 2019

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

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Carlos E. Ferguson, 20, of Dawson, West Virginia, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 4, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on Feb. 8, 2019.) In May 1951, Ferguson was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, engaged in combat against the Korean People’s...

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29 Apr 2019

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Stone, W.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Walter B. Stone, 24, of Andalusia, Alabama, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 20, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on Feb. 25, 2019.) In October 1943, Stone served as a pilot in the 350th Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, VIII U.S. Fighter Command. On Oct. 22,...

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