October 15, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Austin, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 — Navy Chief Warrant Officer John A. Austin, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 4, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Austin 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...

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October 15, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Workman, C.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 — Navy Fireman 1st Class Creighton H. Workman, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on July 25, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Workman 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...

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October 9, 2018 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Air Forces Pfc. Joseph I. Natvik, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 24, 2018. On July 17, 1945, Natvick, a member of the 1330 Army Air Force Base Unit, Air Transport Command, was the engineer on board a C-109 aircraft, en route from Jorhat, India, to Hsinching, China, over “The Hump,” when the aircraft crashed...

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October 9, 2018 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Sgt. 1st Class James L. Boyce, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Sept. 26, 2018. In July 1950, Boyce was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against the North Korean People’s Army south of Chonui, South Korea. Boyce could not be accounted-for and was declared...

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October 2, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Poindexter, H.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2018 — Navy Seaman 1st Class Herbert J. Poindexter, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Poindexter 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...

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October 2, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Dickson, M.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2018 — Army Pfc. Marvin E. Dickson, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 27, 2018. In November, 1944, Dickson was a member of Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. He was tasked with facilitating communication among various battle elements by laying telephone wire between headquarters and outposts in the Hürtgen Forest in Germany. Dickson...

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October 2, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Cheshire, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2018 — Chief Pharmacist's Mate James T. Cheshire, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 10, 2018 On Dec. 7, 1941, Cheshire 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,...

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September 27, 2018 No Comments

Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Duncan, D.)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2018 — Naval Reserve Seaman 2nd Class Deward W. Duncan, Jr., killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 17, 2018. In January 1944, Duncan was assigned to Aviation, Construction, Ordnance, Repair, Navy Fourteen, Standard Landing Craft Unit 4, when a Japanese air raid on Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands, dropped a bomb near his tent. Duncan was killed...

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