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Press Release | Sept. 21, 2022

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

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Cpl. Joseph H. Gunnoe, 21, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 14, 2022.

In November 1944, Gunnoe was assigned to Company G, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. His unit was driven from Vossenack, Germany, in the Hürtgen Forest, by a German attack on Nov. 6, and this is likely when Gunnoe was killed, but he was not reported missing until Nov. 9. His body unable to be recovered, and the Germans never reported him as a prisoner of war. He was declared killed in action after the war.

For additional information on the Defense Department’s mission to account for Americans who went missing while serving our country, visit the DPAA website at www.dpaa.mil, find us on social media at www.facebook.com/dodpaa or https://www.linkedin.com/company/defense-pow-mia-accounting-agency.

Gunnoe’s personnel profile can be viewed at https://dpaa-mil.sites.crmforce.mil/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt0000000Xjq5EAC.