Press Release | Sept. 28, 2021

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

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Archie V. Fleeman, 19, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 23, 2021.

In late 1944, Fleeman was assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. His unit was part of the Hürtgen Forest offensive, near Hürtgen, Germany, where he was serving as a stretcher bearer for wounded troops. He was reported missing in action on Nov. 11. German forces never listed him as a prisoner of war. The War Department issued a presumptive finding of death on Nov. 12, 1945.

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