Press Release | Jan. 16, 2020

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Barrow, P.)

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Pvt. Pearl F. Barrow, 36, of Wichita, Kansas, killed during World War II, was accounted for Jan. 9, 2020.

On Nov. 20, 1944, Barrow was assigned to Company F, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle with German forces near Hürtgen, Germany, when he was reported as killed in action. However, his remains were never recovered.

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