Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Thompson, H.)

Release No: 19-086 June 3, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Pfc. Hulett A. Thompson, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 29, 2019.

(Official DoD release will be updated following Primary Next of Kin briefing.)

In June 1944, Thompson served as an infantryman assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5307th Combat Unit (Provisional,) also referred to as Task Force Galahad, or Merrill's Marauders, in the China-Burma-India region. On June 30, 1944, Thompson's unit fought in the siege of Myitkyina, Burma. He was reportedly killed in action and his remains could not be recovered.

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