He was killed at Pearl Harbor when he was 20. より多い 80 数年後, this sailor has been laid to rest.

George Gilbert, a sailor killed in the Pearl Harbor attack who remained unidentified for decades, スポークはパームスプリングスで亡くなりました — より多い 80 彼の死から数年後, 当局者は言った.

彼がいた 20 years old when he died.
A Fire Controlman 2nd class, Gilbert was stationed on the USS Oklahoma after joining the Navy from Indiana, according to a profile page on the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) ウェブサイト. The agency’s mission is to recover US military personnel and identify them using a combination of forensic science technology and military records.
      George Gilbert, 20, was stationed on the USS Oklahoma.

      The USS Oklahoma sank when it was hit by torpedoes 12月に 7, 1941, during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. の合計 429 sailors and Marines on the ship were killed.
        Gilbert’s remains were recovered after the attack but could not be identified; he was buried as an unknown at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacificknown as the Punchbowlin Honolulu, according to the profile.
          The DPAA received permission to exhume and identify remains associated with the ship in 2015, according to the profile page. Scientists from the DPAA and Armed Forces Medical Examiner System used procedures including dental, anthropological and mitochondrial DNA analysis, a DPAA news release 前記.
          Gilbert was identified in August 2020.
          ギルバート's granddaughter, Shelly Gough, and her two sons attended the service.

            月曜日に, the sailor was laid to rest at the Punchbowl with his granddaughter, Shelly Gough, and her two sons in attendance, によると Facebookの投稿 from Pacific Historic Parks.
            Gilbert’s name remains on the Walls of the Missing at the Punchbowl, along with those of other World War II missing persons, but he will now have a rosette to indicate he has been accounted for, the DPAA said.




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