Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Hurlburt, J.)

Release No: 20-096 Aug. 20, 2020 PRINT | E-MAIL
WASHINGTON — The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Sgt. John E. Hurlburt, 26, killed during World War II, was accounted for Aug. 19, 2020.

In July 1944, Hurlburt was a member of the 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division. He was killed July 7 during a massive Japanese attack against the 105th on the island of Saipan. His remains were not known to have been recovered.

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