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MM3c Mark M. Houtkooper - MIA

Mark M. Houtkooper
Lisbon, ND
County: Ransom
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: January 7, 1945 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Navy

Died while in MIA status. One of 28 crew killed when the minesweeper, USS Palmer, blew up in Lingayen Gulf, Philippines, after it was struck by a Japanese dive bomber.

Memorialized at Oakwood Cemetery in Lisbon, ND.