Press Release | Jan. 22, 2021

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Hathaway, A.)

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Alevin A. Hathaway, 20, killed during World War II, was accounted for Jan. 14, 2020.

In November 1944, Hathaway was assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle with German forces near Hürtgen, Germany, in the Hürtgen Forest, when he was killed in action on Nov. 6, though details of his loss are sparse and contradictory. Hathaway could not be recovered because of the on-going fighting, and his status was officially recorded on Nov. 7, 1945.

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