May 11, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Donald, J.)

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2018 —Navy Shipfitter 3rd Class John M. Donald, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on April 11, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Donald was assigned to the 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...

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May 7, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Ford, G.)

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2018 —Navy Fireman 2nd Class George C. Ford, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on April 30, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Ford was assigned to the 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...

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May 7, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Torti, N.)

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2018 —Navy Seaman 1st Class Natale I. Torti, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on April 26, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Torti was assigned to the 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...

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May 7, 2018 No Comments

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Cavin, W.)

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2018 —Marine Corps Pfc. William F. Cavin, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 23, 2018. In November 1943, Cavin was assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion. 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands, in an attempt...

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May 1, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Farris, K.)

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2018 —Army Pvt. Kenneth D. Farris, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 23, 2018. In November 1944, Farris served with Company B, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. Farris’ unit arrived in the Hürtgen Forest in Germany on Nov. 9, 1944 and immediately began preparing to advance eastward to the town of Grosshau. Despite continued progress, the regiment’s...

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May 1, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Captured and Killed During The Korean War Accounted For (Fuller, T.)

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2018 —Army Cpl. Terrell J. Fuller, captured and killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on April 13, 2018. In February 1951, Fuller was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, supporting Republic of Korea Army attacks against units of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) in an area known as the Central Corridor in...

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May 1, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Sappington, O.)

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2018 —Army Pfc. Oscar E. Sappington, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 23, 2018. In January 1945, Sappington was a member of 3rd Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 309th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division. On Jan 10, the 309th Infantry launched a number of attacks in the Hürtgen Forest of Germany. His company attempted to capture two hills...

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May 1, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Missing From The Korean War Accounted For (Ketchum, R.)

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2018 —Army Sgt. 1st Class Rufus L. Ketchum, missing from the Korean War, was accounted for on April 23, 2018. In late November 1950, Ketchum was a member of Medical Detachment, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division. Approximately 2,500 U.S. and 700 South Korean soldiers assembled into the 31st Regimental Combat Team (RCT), which was deployed east...

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April 26, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Pepe, S.)

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2018 —Navy Water Tender 1st Class Stephen Pepe, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Pepe was assigned to the 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...

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April 26, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Wade, D.)

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2018 — Navy Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Durell Wade, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Wade was assigned to the 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...

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