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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Clevenger, L.) Release No: 19-225 Nov. 7, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Leon E. Clevenger, 21, of Durham, North Carolina, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 9, 2019. In the summer of 1950, Clevenger was an infantryman with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on July 11, 1950, while involved in combat operations...

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Marine Accounted for from World War II (Van Zandt, J.) Release No: 19-200 Nov. 6, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Jack B. Van Zandt, 22, of Danville, Illinois, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sep. 23, 2019. (This identification was initially published Oct. 3, 2019.) In November 1943, Van Zandt was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Kocopy, M.) Release No: 19-170 Nov. 6, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Michael Kocopy, 20, of Gardendale, Pennsylvania, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 27, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 9, 2019.) In November 1943, Kocopy was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese...

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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Jacobson, H.) Release No: 19-224 Nov. 6, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Fireman 3rd Class Herbert B. Jacobson, 21, of Chicago, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Oct. 17, 2019. (The official DoD release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Jacobson was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor,...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Cooper, T.) Release No: 19-223 Nov. 4, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Cpl. Thomas H. Cooper, 22, of Omaha, killed during World War II, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (The official DoD release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.) In November 1943, Cooper was a member of Company A, 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed...

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Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Middleton, H.) Release No: 19-222 Nov. 4, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Horace H. Middleton, 20, of Northumberland, Pennsylvania, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Oct. 31, 2019. (The official DoD release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.) In the spring and summer of 1944, Middleton was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), also...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Knight, H.) Release No: 19-167 Nov. 4, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Harold K. Knight, 20, of Erie, Pennsylvania, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 3, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 5, 2019.) In late November 1950, Knight was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 31st Regimental Combat Team. For several days, his unit was engaged in intense...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Crisp, G.) Release No: 19-172 Nov. 4, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army 1st Lt. George S. Crisp, 24, of Alba, Texas, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 3, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 9, 2019.) In late 1950, Crisp was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in intense fighting with the...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Duncan, E.) Release No: 19-221 Nov. 4, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Earl W. Duncan, 23, of McAdenville, North Carolina, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 10, 2019. In late 1950, Duncan was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950, in the vicinity...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Morrissey, H.) Release No: 19-220 Nov. 1, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Pfc. Harry C. Morrissey, 27, of Everett, Massachusetts, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 28, 2017. (This identification was initially published Jan. 11, 2018.) On October 9, 1942, Morrissey was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, participating in a main offensive action in the...

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