16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Hussey, W.) Release No: 19-185

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Wilfred K. Hussey, Jr. 19, of Hilo, Hawaii, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 10, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 18, 2019.) In late 1950, Hussey was a member of Company K, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 12, 1950, in...

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16 May 2020

USS West Virginia Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Ashby, W.) Release No: 19-230

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Fireman 3rd Class Welborn L. Ashby, 24, of Louisville, Kentucky, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Nov. 4, 2019. (This official DoD release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Ashby was assigned to the battleship USS West Virginia, which was moored at Ford Island,...

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16 May 2020

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Bayens, J.) Release No: 19-193

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. John R. Bayens, 20, of Louisville, Kentucky, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sep. 23, 2019. (This identification was initially published Oct. 1, 2019.) In November 1943, Bayens was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff...

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16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Tackett, W.) Release No: 19-145

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Wilbur T. Tackett, 18, of Alger, Ohio, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 13, 2019.) In late 1950, Tackett was a member of Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on...

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16 May 2020

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Nielsen, A.) Release No: 19-175

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Arnold M. Nielsen, 32, of Oakland, California, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 8, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 11, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Nielsen was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was...

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16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Betar, A.) Release No: 19-180

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Autrey J. Betar, 18, of Port Arthur, Texas, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 10, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 12, 2019.) In late 1950, Betar was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. He was reported missing in...

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16 May 2020

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Lower, M.) Release No: 19-227

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Air Forces Tech. Sgt. Max. W. Lower, 23, of Lewiston, Utah, killed during World War II, was accounted for Oct. 9, 2019. In the summer of 1943, Lower was assigned to the 345th Bombardment Squadron, 98th Bombardment Group (Heavy), 9th Air Force. On Aug. 1, 1943, the B-24 aircraft on which Lower was the...

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16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Avant, J.) Release No: 19-179

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Joe T. Avant, 20, of Greenwood, Mississippi, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 10, 2019. (This identification was initially published Sept. 12, 2019.) In late 1950, Avant was a member of Heavy Mortar Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. He was reported missing in action Nov....

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16 May 2020

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Ford, K.) Release No: 19-188

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Kenneth E. Ford, 18, of Albia, Iowa, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Sept. 18, 2019. (This identification was initially released Sept. 24, 2019.) In late 1950, Ford was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 2, 1950, in the vicinity...

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12 Aug 2019

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Morrison, E.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Edward M. Morrison, 19, of Ashland, Wisconsin, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 31, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 4, 2019.) In July 1950, Morrison was a member of 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. His unit was holding a defensive...

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