Accounted For

The following individuals have been officially “accounted for”
since this site was founded in December 2011.

Thanks to the tireless efforts of field teams and lab technicians,
researchers and nonprofit groups,
and families, friends, and comrades who never gave up hope,
this list will continue to grow.
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2019

3 Accounted For
last updated 8 May 2019


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Staff Sergeant Wesley Lee Kroenung, Jr.
Headquarters Company, H&S Battalion, V Amphibious Corps
attached to 2nd Marine Division
Killed in action at Betio, Tarawa atoll, 20 November 1943.
1943. Reported buried in “2nd Marine Division Cemetery #4” Row A, Grave 2, Betio.
2019.
Accounted for as of 16 April.
Final Disposition:
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin.
DPAA Announcement (8 May 2019)

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Platoon Sergeant George Ernest Trotter
Company E, Second Battalion, 8th Marines
Killed in action at Betio, Tarawa atoll, 20 November 1943.
1943. Reported buried in “Division Cemetery #1” Row B, Grave 73, Betio.
2019.
Accounted for as of 16 April.
Final Disposition:
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin.
DPAA Announcement (8 May 2019)

Private Ted Hall
Marine Detachment, USS Oklahoma
Missing in action following sinking of ship at Pearl Harbor. Declared killed in action as of 7 December.
1941-1942. Buried in common grave, Halawa or Nuuanu Naval Cemeteries, Oahu.
1948.
Exhumed and examined for identification.
1949.
Reburied in common grave, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu.
2015-2017.
Graves exhumed and remains sent for laboratory analysis.
2019.
Identified and accounted for on 24 January.
Final Disposition:
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin.
DPAA Announcement (1 February 2019)

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