11 Jul 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Franks, P.)

Army Pvt. Penn Franks, Jr., killed during World War II, was accounted for June 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In February 1945, Franks was a member of Company G, 371st Infantry Regiment 92nd Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle on the Gothic line in the northern Apennine Mountains near Strettoia, Italy, when he was...

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11 Jul 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Franks, P.)

Army Pvt. Penn Franks, Jr., killed during World War II, was accounted for June 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In February 1945, Franks was a member of Company G, 371st Infantry Regiment 92nd Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle on the Gothic line in the northern Apennine Mountains near Strettoia, Italy, when he was...

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07 Jul 2019

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Wilkes, D.)

Army Pfc. David C. Wilkes, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for June 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Wilkes was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division. Approximately 2,500 U.S. and 700 South Korean soldiers assembled into the 31st Regimental Combat Team...

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07 Jul 2019

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Likens, K.)

Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Kenneth W. Likens, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 31, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In November 1943, Likens was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in...

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