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Funeral for PFC Raymond H. Middlekauff (World War II)

| January 30, 2020 | 6 Comments
Funeral for PFC Raymond H. Middlekauff (World War II)

Last April, DPAA announced that it had accounted for PFC Raymond H. Middlekauff, US Army. PFC Middlekauff was lost in Germany on 4 December 1944. PFC Middlekauff will be buried next week – on Wednesday, 5 February – in Arlington National Cemetery. Regrettably, DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location and time […]

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Some Places Still “Get It”

| January 24, 2020 | 7 Comments
Some Places Still “Get It”

Many speak ill of the greater Chicago metro area. And in truth, for parts of it that scorn is often if not usually well-deserved. But not all parts of the metro area are completely FUBAR. Some parts still seem to “get it”. Thanks, Aurora.

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Funeral for SFC Riley Burchfield (Korea)

| January 3, 2020 | 5 Comments
Funeral for SFC Riley Burchfield (Korea)

This October, DPAA announced that it had accounted for SFC Riley Burchfield, US Army. SFC Burchfield was lost in North Korea on 26 November 1950. Per DPAA’s website, SFC Burchfield will be buried next week – on Friday, 10 January – in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location […]

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Funerals for Pfc John R. Bayens, Pfc Jack B. Van Zandt, and FC3c Adolph J. Loebach (World War II)

| December 12, 2019 | 14 Comments
Funerals for Pfc John R. Bayens, Pfc Jack B. Van Zandt, and FC3c Adolph J. Loebach (World War II)

Funerals will be held next week for the following previously missing US personnel recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . This October, DPAA announced that it had accounted for Pfc John R. Bayens, USMC Reserve. Pfc Bayens was lost on Tarawa on 22 November 1943. Pfc Bayens will be buried next week – on […]

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Seventy-Eight Years Ago Today

| December 7, 2019 | 13 Comments
Seventy-Eight Years Ago Today

The photo below says all that needs be said. For those who might not recognize the photo, that’s the USS Shaw at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. Enjoy the weekend, everyone. But while doing so, if you’re so inclined maybe say a prayer for those whose lives ended on this day 78 years […]

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Funerals for Pfc Robert J. Hatch (World War II) and CPL Joe T. Avant (Korea)

| December 5, 2019 | 8 Comments
Funerals for Pfc Robert J. Hatch (World War II) and CPL Joe T. Avant (Korea)

Funerals will be held next week for the following previously missing individuals recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . This October, DPAA announced that it had accounted for Pfc Robert J. Hatch, USMC. Pfc Hatch was lost on Tarawa on 22 November 1943. Pfc Hatch will be buried next week – on Friday, 13 […]

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Funeral for FC3c Victor P. Tumlinson (World War II)

| November 27, 2019 | 8 Comments
Funeral for FC3c Victor P. Tumlinson (World War II)

A funeral will be held next week for the following previously missing individual recently accounted for by DPAA. This March, DPAA announced that it had accounted for FC3c Victor P. Tumlinson, US Navy. FC3c Tumlinson was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. FC3c Tumlinson will be buried next week – on Saturday, […]

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Funerals for Pfc Marley R. Arthurholtz and PFC Hulett A. Thompson (World War II); and CPL Earl W. Duncan (Korea)

| November 21, 2019 | 8 Comments
Funerals for Pfc Marley R. Arthurholtz and PFC Hulett A. Thompson (World War II); and CPL Earl W. Duncan (Korea)

Funerals will be held next week for previously missing individuals recently accounted for by DPAA. . . . This October, DPAA announced that it had accounted for Pfc Marley R. Arthurholtz, USMC. Pfc Arthurholtz was lost at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Pfc Arthurholtz will be buried next week – on Saturday, 30 November […]

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