Soldier Accounted For From World War II (McCarville, R.)

Release No: 19-117 July 15, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Robert W. McCarville, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 10, 2019.

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

In December 1942, McCarville was a member of Company L, 128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division. He was killed in action on Dec. 5, 1942, during an assault against enemy positions near Cape Endaiadere, Duropa Plantation, Territory of Papua. Due to intense enemy fire, his unit was unable to recover his remains.

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