16 Jun 2019

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Justus, E.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. 1st Class Elden C. Justus, 23, of Eureka, California, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on April 16, 2019. (This identification was initially published on April 26, 2019.) In late November 1950, Justus was a member of Headquarters Battery, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. Approximately 2,500 U.S. and 700 South...

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13 Jun 2019

Pilot Accounted For From Vietnam War (Knight, R.)

Air Force Col. Roy A. Knight, Jr., killed during the Vietnam War, was accounted for on June 4, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In May 1967, Knight was a pilot with the 602nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, assigned to Udorn Royal Thai Air Base, Thailand. On May 19, 1967, Knight was the flight leader for a flight of...

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13 Jun 2019

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Hryniewicz, F.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Seaman 1st Class Frank A. Hryniewicz, 20, of Three Rivers, Massachusetts, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Jan. 28, 2019. (This identification was initially published on Jan, 31, 2019.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Hryniewicz was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship...

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13 Jun 2019

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Burk, M.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Seaman 1st Class Millard Burk, Jr., 19, of Pikeville, Kentucky, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 25, 2018. (This identification was initially published on Sept. 21, 2018.) On Dec. 7, 1941, Burk was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was...

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13 Jun 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (McCurley, B.)

Army Pvt. Ballard McCurley, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 4, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In November 1944, McCurley was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest of Germany. On Nov. 29, 1944, his battalion went to a reserve...

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13 Jun 2019

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Bray, R.)

Army Cpl. Robert L. Bray, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on June 6, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In July 1950, Bray was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Regiment. He was reported missing in action on July 20, 1950, when he could not be accounted for following...

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13 Jun 2019

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Harris, D.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today Army Pfc. Dewey W. Harris, 23, of Cherryville, Missouri, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 16, 2019. (This identification was initially published on April 23, 2019.) In November 1944, Harris was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 14,...

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07 Jun 2019

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

Army Master Sgt. James G. Cates, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 31, 2019. (Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.) In late 1950, Cates was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Dec. 3, 1950, following combat actions against enemy forces in...

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07 Jun 2019

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

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Cpl. Ralph L. Bennett, 22, of Ames, Iowa, killed during World War II, was accounted for on April 29, 2019. This identification was initially published on May 1, 2019.) In June 1944, Bennett was a member of Headquarters Company, 209th Engineer Combat Battalion, as an engineer in the China-Burma-India Theater. On June 13, 1944, Bennett’s...

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07 Jun 2019

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Drovis, S.)

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army 1st Lt. Seymour P. Drovis, 24, of Cook County, Illinois, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 4, 2018. (This identification was initially published on Sept. 14, 2018.) In July 1944, Drovis was a member of Company A, 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, engaged against enemy forces in Achugao Village, Saipan...

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