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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Hatch, R.) Release No: 19-194 Oct. 30, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Robert J. Hatch, 21, of Woods Cross, Utah, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sep. 23, 2019. (This identification was initially published Oct. 1, 2019.) In November 1943, Hatch was a member of Company D, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Marquez, J.) Release No: 19-147 Oct. 30, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pfc. Jasper V. Marquez, 21, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 9, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 13, 2019.) In late 1950, Marquez was assigned to Company L, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action Nov. 28, 1950,...

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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Windle, E.) Release No: 19-215 Oct. 30, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Navy Seaman 2nd Class Everett G. Windle, 20, of Kansas City, Missouri, killed during World War II, was accounted for Oct. 1, 2019. (The official DoD release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Windle was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island,...

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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Banks, L.) Release No: 19-214 Oct. 30, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Coxswain Layton T. Banks, 20, of Dallas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Oct. 8, 2019. (The official DoD release will be updated following the primary next of kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Banks was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the...

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Marine Accounted for from World War II (Morris, J.) Release No: 19-212 Oct. 29, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jerome B. Morris, 22, of Paragould, Arkansas, 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, Morris was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, which...

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Marine Accounted For From Korean War (Johnson, B.) Release No: 19-152 Oct. 29, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Pfc. Billy E. Johnson, 21, of White Oak, Texas, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 7, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 19, 2019.) In late 1950, Johnson was a member of the 1st Marine Division, attached to the U.S. Army’s 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He...

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Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Franco, P.) Release No: 19-211 Oct. 29, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Pvt. Porfirio C. Franco, Jr., 22, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, who was captured and died in captivity during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 10, 2019. In 1942, Franco was a member of the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment, when Japanese forces invaded the Philippine Islands. Intense fighting continued until the surrender of the...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Phy, H.) Release No: 19-127 Oct. 29, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Herman R. Phy, 18, of Philadelphia, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for July 23, 2019. (This identification was initially published on July 31, 2019.) In the summer of 1953, Phy was an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 17th Infantry Division. He was reported missing on July 6,...

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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Brockett, N.) Release No: 19-135 Oct. 29, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Norvin D. Brockett, 18, of Crook, Oregon, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for Aug. 5, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 7, 2019.) In December 1950, Brockett was a member of Battery A, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team. He was reported missing in action on...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Benson, E.) Release No: 19-142 Oct. 29, 2019

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Pvt. Edwin F. Benson, 22, of West Newton, Massachusetts, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 24, 2019. (This identification was initially published Aug. 13, 2019.) In November 1943, Benson was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, which landed against stiff...

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