03 Oct 2019

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Raeymacker, G.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. Gerald B. Raeymacker, 21, of Dunkirk, New York, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 22, 2019.) In late 1950, Raeymacker was a member of Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. He was reported missing in action...

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03 Oct 2019

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

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Air Forces Cpl. Walter J. Kellett, 22, of Ironwood, Michigan, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 23, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 1, 2019.) In 1942, Kellett was a member of the 17th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group when Japanese forces invaded the Philippine Islands. Intense fighting continued until...

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03 Oct 2019

USS Colorado Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Martinez, M.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today Navy Reserve Seaman 2nd Class Moyses A. Martinez, 19, of Dulce, New Mexico, killed during World War II, was accounted for June 10, 2019. (This identification was initially published June 17, 2019.) On July 24, 1944, Martinez was aboard the battleship USS Colorado, which was moored approximately 3,200 yards from the shore of Tinian Island, Commonwealth of...

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03 Oct 2019

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Mills, J.)

Marine Corps Reserve 1st Lt. Justin G. Mills, killed during World War II, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In November 1943, Mills was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 2nd 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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