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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Maxwell, B.) Release No: 19-139 Oct. 18, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. Billy J. Maxwell, 19, of Hogansville, Georgia, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 7, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 9, 2019.) In late 1950, Maxell was a member of Heavy Mortar Company, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in intense fighting with the Chinese People's...

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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Hall, H.) Release No: 19-149 Oct. 17, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, accounted for from World War II are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. (This identification was initially published Aug. 15, 2019.) Navy Seaman 2nd Class Hubert P. Hall, 20, of Floyd County, Kentucky, accounted for on August 14, will be buried in the spring of...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (McCall, Q.) Release No: 19-203 Oct. 17, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Quentin W. McCall, 22, of Union Church, Mississippi, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 27, 2019. (The official DoD release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.) In November 1943, McCall was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division,...

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Pilot Accounted For From World War II (Ferguson, E.) Release No: 19-202 Oct. 17, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Earl F. Ferguson, 26, of Minneapolis, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 30, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following primary next of kin briefing.) In the summer of 1943, Ferguson was a pilot assigned to the 329th Bombardment Squadron, 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy), 8th Air...

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Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Mangan, D.) Release No: 19-136 Oct. 17, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Donald E. Mangan, 26, of Elkton, South Dakota, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 30, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 7, 2019.) In 1944, Mangan was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Sept. 17,...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Bray, R.) Release No: 19-097 Oct. 17, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Robert L. Bray, 18, of Chillicothe, Ohio, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on June 6, 2019. (This identification was initially published June 10, 2019.) In the summer of 1950, Bray was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Regiment, fighting against members of the Korean People’s...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Feriend, D.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. David A. Feriend, 23, of Fife Lake, Michigan, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 7, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 12, 2019.) In late 1950, Feriend was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 6,...

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October 18, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Ortiz, Y.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Ysabel A. Ortiz, 19, of El Monte, California, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 13, 2019.) In late 1950, Ortiz was a member of Battery D, 15th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action Dec. 2,...

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October 3, 2019 No Comments

Marine Accounted for from Korean War (Fairchild, R.) Release No: 19-201 Oct. 3, 2019

Marine Corps Pfc. Ray P. Fairchild, 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, Fairchild was a member of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He was killed in action Nov. 27, 1950, near the town of Yudam-ni, west of the Chosin Reservoir,...

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October 3, 2019 No Comments

Marine Accounted for from World War II (Van Zandt, J.) Release No: 19-200 Oct. 3, 2019

Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Jack B. Van Zandt, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 23, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In November 1943, Van Zandt was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio...

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