3 Missing World War II Soldiers Identified

Posted by admin on Jul 19, 2011

The Defense Department on Monday said that remains of three soldiers killed in World War II have been identified, and they will be buried Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. The remains of Army Pfc. Lawrence N. Harris of Elkins, W.Va.; Cpl. Judge C. Hellums of Paris, Miss.; and Pvt. Donald D. Owens of Cleveland will be buried in a single casket, officials said.

The soldiers, assigned to the 773rd Tank Battalion, were fighting their way east to France’s eastern border in fall 1944, clearing German forces out of Parroy Forest near Lunéville.

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