Airman Accounted For From World War II (Kellett, W.)

Release No: 19-133 Aug. 1, 2019 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — Army Air Forces Cpl. Walter J. Kellett, killed during World War II, was accounted for July 23, 2019.

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

In1942, Kellett was a member of the 17th Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group, when he was taken as a prisoner of war by enemy forces and interned at the Cabanatuan Prisoner of War Camp. He was reported to have died July 19, 1942, and was subsequently buried in Grave 312, along with other prisoners who died on that date.

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