February 1, 2019 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2019 — U.S. Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Howard T. Lurcott, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Jan. 28, 2019. On Jan. 21, 1944, Lurcott was a member of the 38th Bombardment Squadron, 30th Bombardment Group, stationed at Hawkins Field, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands, when the B-24J bomber aircraft he was piloting crashed into Tarawa lagoon shortly...

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January 26, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Reynolds, W.)

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Reynolds, W.) By DPAA Public Affairs 2 PRINT | E-MAIL WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2019 — Army Pvt. Winfred L. Reynolds, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Jan. 16, 2019. In April 1951, Reynolds was a member of Medical Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, and attached to 2nd Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry...

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January 26, 2019 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Kesler, D.)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2019 — Baker 2nd Class David L. Kesler, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Jan. 17, 2019. On Dec. 7, 1941, Kesler was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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January 26, 2019 No Comments

U.S. Civilian Accounted For From Vietnam War (Weissenback, E.)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2019 — Mr. Edward J. Weissenback, killed during the Vietnam War, was accounted for on Sept. 25, 2018. On Dec. 27, 1971, Weissenback, an employee of Air America Incorporated, was a crewman aboard an Air America C-123K from Udorn Airfield, Kingdom of Thailand, headed for Xienhom District, Xaignabouli Province, Laos. The aircraft was on a routine resupply mission for U.S. Agency for...

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January 26, 2019 No Comments

U.S. Civilian Accounted For From Vietnam War (Townley, R.)

WASHINGTON , Jan. 23, 2019 — Mr. Roy F. Townley, killed during the Vietnam War, was accounted for on Sept. 25, 2018. On Dec. 27, 1971, Townley, an employee of Air America Incorporated, was co-piloting an Air America C-123K from Udorn Airfield, Kingdom of Thailand, headed for Xienhom District, Xaignabouli Province, Laos. The aircraft was on a routine resupply mission for U.S. Agency for International...

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January 19, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Recently Returned From North Korea Accounted For (Suliman, F.)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2019 — Army Sgt. Frank J. Suliman, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Jan. 15, 2019. In late 1950, Suliman was a member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, fighting against members of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) in North Korea. On Dec. 1, 1950, the convoy of trucks Suliman was riding in...

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January 16, 2019 No Comments

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Kalausich, J.)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2019 — Army Air Forces Sgt. John Kalausich, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Dec. 13, 2018. On March 21, 1945, Kalausich was a member of the 642nd Bombardment Squadron, 409th Bombardment Group, 9th Bombardment Division, 9th Air Force, aboard an A-26B, when his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and went missing during a combat mission from Couvron,...

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January 4, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Williams, J.)

Jan. 3, 2019 — Army Pfc. James C. Williams, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Dec. 20, 2018. On July 20, 1950, Williams was a member of Medical Company, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, when he was killed in action near Taejon, South Korea. Multiple eye witnesses stated that shortly after Williams had been sent to collect wounded Soldiers with a...

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January 4, 2019 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Florese, F.)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2019 — Navy Steward 2nd Class Felicismo Florese, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 31. 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Florese was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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December 25, 2018 No Comments

Airman Accounted-For From World War II (Curtis, B.)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2018 — Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Burleigh E. Curtis, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Dec. 13, 2018. On June 13, 1944, Curtis was a member of the 377th Fighter Squadron, 362nd Fighter Group, piloting a P-47D aircraft on a dive-bomb attack near Briouze, France, when his plane crashed. Witnesses reported that he was not seen bailing out...

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