MIA Update, November 21, 2018

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MIA Update, November 21, 2018

#1 Postby boardman » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:13 am

MIA Update: This week, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced six new identifications. Returning home with full military honors are:

-- Army Pfc. Leo J. Duquette a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against North Korean forces near Choch’iwon, South Korea. Duquette could not be accounted for and was declared missing in action on July 11, 1950. Interment services are pending. Read about Duquette http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1693825/soldier-accounted-for-from-korean-war-duquette-l/.
-- Army Pfc. John W. Martin was a member of Medical Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. In late November 1950, his unit was assembled with South Korean soldiers in the 31st Regimental Combat Team on the east side of the Chosin River, North Korea, when his unit was attacked by Chinese forces. Martin was among more than 1,000 members of the RCT killed or captured in enemy territory and was declared missing on Dec. 2, 1950. Interment services are pending. Read about Martin http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1693669/soldier-accounted-for-from-korean-war-martin-j/.
-- Army Pfc. Lewis E. Price was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. In November 1944, his unit moved into the Hürtgen Forest in Germany, to relieve U.S. forces who had been fighting for weeks. The fighting in and around the forest was frequently chaotic, and while details surrounding his loss are sparse, he was reported missing in action as of Nov. 6, 1944. Interment services are pending. Read about Price http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1693669/soldier-accounted-for-from-korean-war-martin-j/.
-- Navy Reserve Ensign Charles M. Stern was stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft on Dec. 7, 1941. The battleship sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Stern. Interment services are pending. Read about Stern http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1693706/soldier-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-price-l/.
-- Navy Machinist's Mate 1st Class Ulis C. Steely was stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft on Dec. 7, 1941. The battleship sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Steely. Interment services are pending. Read about Steely http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/Recent-News-Stories/Article/1692440/uss-oklahoma-sailor-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-stern-c/.
-- Navy Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Charles H. Harris was stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft on Dec. 7, 1941. The battleship sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Harris. Interment services are pending. Read about Harris http://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/Article/1694836/uss-oklahoma-sailor-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-harris-c/.
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