19 Jul 2019

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Johnson, B.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Fireman 1st Class Billy J. Johnson, 22, of Caney, Kentucky, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 26, 2019. (This identification was initially published on March 1, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Johnson was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was...

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19 Jul 2019

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

Navy Mess Attendant 1st Class Johnnie C. Laurie, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 2, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Laurie 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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19 Jul 2019

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

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. William S. Smith, 19, of Vidalia, Georgia, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on June 4, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 6, 2019.) In the summer of 1950, Smith was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, fighting against members of the Korean...

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19 Jul 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (McCarville, R.)

Army Sgt. Robert W. McCarville, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 10, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In December 1942, McCarville was a member of Company L, 128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division. He was killed in action on Dec. 5, 1942, during an assault against enemy positions near Cape Endaiadere, Duropa Plantation, Territory...

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11 Jul 2019

Marine Accounted For From Korean War (Crawford, G.)

Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Grady J. Crawford, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for May 17, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late November 1950, Crawford was a member of Battery M, 4th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, serving in North Korea. He was last seen engaged in combat operations at Yudam-ni, West Chosin...

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11 Jul 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Trick, J.)

Army Pvt. James I. Trick, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 8, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1944, Trick was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, which was engaged against enemy forces in the Hürtgen Forest, near Germeter, Germany. He reportedly killed by enemy shrapnel...

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11 Jul 2019

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Cybowski, P.)

Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Paul Cybowski, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 8, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In September 1943, Cybowski was a member of the 373rd Bombardment Squadron, 308th Bombardment Group, based in Yangkai, China. On Sept. 15, 1943, Cybowski was a gunner aboard a B-24D aircraft, on a bombing mission...

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11 Jul 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Ebert, L.)

Army Pvt. Laurel W. Ebert, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 1, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) On Nov. 26, 1942, Ebert was a member of Company I, 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division, serving as part of a nine-person patrol to find and silence an enemy machine gun position somewhere west of the...

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11 Jul 2019

Marine Accounted For From World War II (Trotter, G.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Marine Corps Platoon Sgt. George E. Trotter, 38, of Kansas City, Missouri, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 16, 2019. (This identification was initially published May 8, 2019.) In November 1943, Trotter was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on...

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11 Jul 2019

Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Winfield, S.)

Navy Radioman 3rd Class Starring B. Winfield, killed during World War II, was accounted for June 24, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Winfield 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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