Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Remains of Wisconsin Soldier Identified


From the January 26, 2018, Stars and Stripes "Remains of missing World War II soldier from Wisconsin identified"  AP.

Army PFC Lloyd J. Lobdell's remains will be buried February 2, 2018, in the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu.

He died November 19, 1942, at age 23 at the Japanese Cabanatuan Prison Camp Hospital after an illness after being captured with the surrender of the Philippines.

His was one of ten graves exhumed in 2014 and identification was based on DNA.

--GreGen


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