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Another Returns

| January 17, 2021 | 14 Comments
Another Returns

Per DPAA’s “Recently Accounted For” webpage, the following formerly-missing US airman was recently announced as having been accounted for. From World War II TSgt. Alfred F. Turgeon, US Army, assigned to 344th Bombardment Squadron, 98th Bombardment Group (Heavy), 9th Air Force, US Army Air Forces, was lost IVO Ploetsi, Romania, on 1 August 1943. His […]

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Funeral planned for sailor lost at Pearl Harbor

| January 13, 2021 | 12 Comments
Funeral planned for sailor lost at Pearl Harbor

The KoB sends in word that the Phoenix funeral service for Seaman First Class Carl S. Johnson is planned for this Friday, the 15th. We talked about S1C Johnson back in August when his remains were identified almost 79 years after his death. Johnson was aboard USS West Virginia (BB-48) on the morning of 7 […]

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Another is Accounted For

| January 3, 2021 | 6 Comments
Another is Accounted For

Per DPAA’s “Recently Accounted For” webpage , the following formerly-missing US personnel have been announced as having been accounted for. From World War II None From Korea CPL Roy H. Thomas, US Army, assigned to Company M, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, was lost in North Korea on 12 December 1950. His […]

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Another Is Accounted For

| December 27, 2020 | 8 Comments
Another Is Accounted For

Per DPAA’s “Recently Accounted For” webpage, the following formerly-missing US Soldier was publicly announced as having been accounted for during the past week. From World War II None From Korea PFC William J. Sharp, US Army, assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost near Hwanggan, South Korea, on […]

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Those Who Were Lost Are Being Found

| December 24, 2020 | 4 Comments
Those Who Were Lost Are Being Found

USS Grayback, SS208, Naval History and Heritage Command USS Grayback, a World War II submarine, was lost at sea after sinking Japanese freight and transport ships in the western Pacific. She was somewhere off the coast of Okinawa when a Japanese war plane located the sub and dropped a 500-pound bomb on her after deck, […]

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Another Returns

| December 20, 2020 | 9 Comments
Another Returns

Per DPAA’s “Recently Accounted For” webpage, the following formerly-missing Soldier was publicly announced as having been accounted for during the past week. From World War II PVT Hillary Soileau, US Army, assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, was lost on Guadalcanal on 14 January 1943. His accounting was announced […]

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A Public Service Announcement: DPAA Needs Your Help

| December 13, 2020 | 5 Comments
A Public Service Announcement:  DPAA Needs Your Help

DPAA has been making significant progress in identifying US war dead who were previously considered MIA during recent years. That’s particularly true with respect to those who were lost at Pearl Harbor. However, with respect to that last endeavor DPAA could use some help from members of the US public. There are 25 personnel lost […]

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Two More Return

| December 13, 2020 | 5 Comments
Two More Return

Per DPAA’s “Recently Accounted For” webpage , the following formerly-missing US personnel were publicly announced as having been accounted for during the past week. From World War II CWO John G. Connolly, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. His accounting was […]

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