The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Anthony F. Mendonca, 28, killed during World War II, was accounted for April 9, 2020.
In June 1944, Mendonca was a member of Company A, 106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, when American forces participated in the battle for Saipan, part of a larger operation to secure the Mariana Islands. Mendonca was killed during fighting on June 28. His remains were reportedly not recovered.