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Seaman 2c Wilferd D. Palmer - MIA

County: Ward
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: December 7, 1941
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Navy

Died while in MIA status.

Memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial.

Brother to Seaman 2C Calvin H. Palmer (23) lost on the USS Oklahoma. May 13, 2019  WASHINGTON—  The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that brothers Navy Seaman 2nd Class Calvin H. Palmer, 23, and Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilferd D. Palmer, 21, of Minot, North Dakota, killed during World War II, were accounted for on March 19, 2019.

For future funeral information, visit https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1794148/uss-oklahoma-brothers-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-palmer-c-palmer-w/

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 call (703) 699-1420/1169.

Calvin Palmer’s personnel profile can be viewed at https://dpaa.secure.force.com/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt0000000XhSaEAK

Wilferd Palmer’s personnel profile can be viewed at https://dpaa.secure.force.com/dpaaProfile?id=a0Jt0000000XhSVEA0