10 May 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Shuey, C.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. Cread E. Shuey, 23, of Norton, Kansas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 26, 2019. (This identification was initially announced on March 5, 2019.) On Dec. 8, 1941, Shuey was a member of Battery G, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment, serving in the Philippines, when Japanese forces invaded the Philippine Islands....

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01 May 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Bennett, R.)

Army Cpl. Ralph L. Bennett, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 29, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In June 1944, Bennet was a member of Headquarters Company, 209th Engineer Combat Battalion, as an engineer in the China-Burma-India Theater. On June 13, 1944, Bennet’s battalion fought in the siege of the Myitkyina, Burma, after...

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01 May 2019

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

Navy Fireman 3rd Class Jasper L. Pue, killed during World War II, was accounted for April 16, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Pue 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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