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2 Pilots Missing Since World War II Are Finally Accounted For

The DPAA has released that U.S. Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Howard T. Lurcott and 2nd Lt. Lynn W. Hadfield, both missing since World War II, have finally been accounted for. B-24J Pilot Lurcott went missing at Tarawa Lagoon and A-26 pilot Hadfield went missing in Germany. 1st Lt. Howard T. Lurcott was accounted for on …

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Grave of Fallen World War I Soldier Discovered 100 Years after death

The grave of 2nd Lieutenant Reuben Parkes who served in the 34th Australian Infantry Battalion has finally been found, 100 years after his death. The discovery was a joint effort of Non-Profit organization Fallen Diggers and the Unrecovered War Casualties-Army (UWC-A) of the Australian Army. Reuben Parkes, 34 years old, enlisted on 24 February 1916 in the 53rd …

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Pfc. John H. Walker Missing in 1944 at Hürtgen Forest has been located

The DPAA has announced today that Army Pfc. John H. Walker, missing since November 1944 at Hürtgen Forest (“Hürtgenwald”) during World War II, has now been accounted for after being positively identified with DNA. He was interred as an Unknown in Neuville American Cemetery, Pfc. John H. Walker enlisted at Camp Dodge, Iowa in March 1944 …

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Army Sgt. Harold Sparks

Sgt. Sparks Missing since Korean War Finally Accounted For

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Army Sgt. Harold Sparks, 21, of Seattle, will be buried June 16 in Kent, Washington. In early November 1950, …

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1st Lt. Donald W. Bruch

USAF Pilot Missing since Vietnam War Finally Accounted For

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Donald W. Bruch, Jr., 24, of Montclair, New Jersey, will be buried May 29 …

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Pfc. George L. Rights

Two Missing soldiers from Korean War Finally Found

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of two servicemen, who were missing since the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors. The first soldier is Army Cpl. Donald A. Therkelsen, 23, of Chicago. In July 1953, Therkelsen was assigned to …

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