POW MIA Update 8.16.2019

The Department of Defense DPAA POW/MIA  Accounting Agency announced today the return of 13 U.S servicemen to their families for burial with full military honors and to bring closure to their loved ones.

Army, PFC Lawrence E. Worthen of Lassen County, California, Company A, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Lost on 09/17/1944—Accounted for on 07/23/2019—Wellingten, Germany/WWII.

Army, Sgt Billy J. Maxwell of Troup County, Georgia, Heavy Mortar Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Lost on 11/30/1950—Accounted for on 08/07/2019—Chosin Reservior, North Korea

Army, Sgt Walter H. Tobin, Jr of Leelanau County, Michigan, Headquarters Company, 1st Battlaion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regimental Combat Team, Lost on 12/02/1950—Accounted for on 08/05/2019—Chosin Reservior, North Korea

Army, Sgt David A. Feriend of Grand Traverse County, Michigan, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion,31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, Lost on 12/06/1950—Accounted for on 07/07/2019—Chosin Reservior, North Korea

Marine Corps, Pvt Edwin F. Benson of Massachusetts, Company L. 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Lost on 11/20/1943—Accounted for on 06/24/2019—Tarawa Atoll/ WWII

Army Air Force, 1st Lt Joseph E. Finneran of Suffolk County, Massachuetts, 345th Bombardment Squadron, 98th Bombardment Group (Heavy). Lost on 08/01/1943—Accounted for on 08/09/2019—Bucharest, Romania/WWII

Army, Cpl Ysabel A. Ortiz of El Monte, Los Angeles County, California, Battery D, 15th Anti-Aircraft Automatic Weapons Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, Lost on 12/02/1950—Accounted for on 08/09/2019—Chosin Reservior, North Korea.

Army, Pfc Wilbur T. Tackett of Hardin County, Ohio. Battery B, 57th Field Artillery Battalion, 31st Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, Lost on 12/06/1950—Accounted for on 08/09/2019—Chosin Reservior , North Korea

Army, Cpl Ralph L. Cale of Accomack County, Virginia, Company B, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. Lost on 12/02/1950—Accounted for on 08/07/2019—Chosin Reservior, North Korea

Army, Pfc Jasper V. Marquez of Brown County,Texas, Company L, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Lost on 12/06/1950–Accounted for on 08/09/2019—Chosin Reservior, North Korea

Army, Cpl Jerry M. Garrison of Johnson County Arkansas, Headquarters ompany, 1st Battlaion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Lost on 12/06/1950—Accounted for on 08/07/2019—Chosin Reservior, North Korea

Navy, Seaman 2nd Class Hubert P. Hall of Prestonburg, Floyd County, Kentucky, USS Oklahoma, Lost on 12/07/1941—Accounted for on 08/14/2019—Pearl Harbor/WWII

Navy, Fire Controlman 1st Class of Baker City, Baker County, Oregon, USS Oklahoma, Lost on 12/07/1941—Accounted for on 01/29/2019—Pearl Harbor/ WWII

TOTAL TO DATE—-142

WWII——————–94

KOREA—————–43

VIETNAM————— 5

“You Are Not Forgotten”

Tommy Cannon
Commander
Georgia POW/MIA Honor Guard, Post 29

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