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Pilot Accounted For From World War II (Mattes, H.)

Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Herschel H. Mattes, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 29, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In early 1944, Mattes was a pilot, assigned to the 525th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 86th Fighter-Bomber Group. On March 6, 1944, his aircraft crashed approximately 2.5 miles from Lake Bracciano, Italy. Prior to the crash,...

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

Marine Corps Pfc. Joseph R. Livermore, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In November 1943, Livermore 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 the...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Pearce, H.)

Army Cpl. Harold Pearce, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 29, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In the summer of 1950, Pearce was a military policeman assigned to 1st Platoon, 24th Military Police Company, 24th Infantry Division. He was killed in action on July 20, 1950, during his unit's withdrawal from the city...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean Wary (Gerrity, D.)

Army Pfc. Daniel W. Gerrity, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for July 29, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Gerrity was a member of Headquarters Battery, 2nd Infantry Division, fighting against the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces near Kunu-ri, North Korea. Gerrity was reported missing in action on Nov. 30, 1950, when he could...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Storms, H.)

Army Maj. Harvey H. Storms, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for July 29, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Storms was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, which was part of the 31st Regimental Combat Team. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 1, 1950,...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Phy, H.)

Army Cpl. Herman R. Phy, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for July 23, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In July 1953, Phy was an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on July 6, 1953, reportedly near Hill 255, Pork Chop Hill, North...

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Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Lochowicz, E.)

Army Pfc. Eugene E. Lochowicz, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In early 1945, Lochowiz was a member of Company A, 28th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division. On Feb. 23, 1945, he went missing while his unit was attempting to cross the Roer River, near Lendersdorf, Germany....

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

Army Pvt. Charlie M. Waid, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1942, Waid was a member of the Medical Detachment, 31st Infantry Regiment. Following the Japanese invasion of the Philippines and the fall of Bataan, Waid was taken as a prisoner of war to the Cabanatuan...

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Pilot Accounted For From Vietnam War (Knight, R.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Air Force Col. Roy A. Knight, Jr., 36, of Millsap, Texas, killed during the Vietnam War, was accounted for June 4, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 13, 2019.) In May 1967, Knight was a pilot with the 602nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, assigned to Udorn Royal Thai Air Base, Thailand. On May 19, 1967,...

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