Press Release | June 16, 2022

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Dorsey, C.)

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Carl G. Dorsey, 19, killed during World War II, was accounted for June 15, 2022.

In December 1944, Dorsey was assigned to Company I, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. His unit was engaged in battle with German forces near Grosshau, Germany, in the Hürtgen Forest, when he was reported missing in action on Dec. 4. His body unable to be recovered, and the Germans never reported him as a prisoner of war. He was declared killed in action Dec. 5, 1945.

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