first_img Facebook Google+ Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp (“A row of tea candles” by Markus Grossalber, CC BY 2.0) The remains of two brothers from Indiana who died aboard the USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, have been identified.Navy Fire Controlman 2nd Class Harold Trapp, 24, and Navy Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class William Trapp, 23, were officially accounted for Nov. 24, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.The Trapp brothers were from LaPorte. They were among at least 10 sets of brothers serving aboard the Oklahoma at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor.Four-hundred and twenty-nine crew members died in the Japanese attack on the Oklahoma.The ship was refloated and salvaged in 1943, but some crew members’ remains were so badly charred or decayed that they could not be identified and they were buried in gravesites for the unknown at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu.Those graves were exhumed in recent years and the remains taken to the DPAA lab at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for analysis and possible identification.A Marine from South Bend, Ind., 20-year-old Marley Arthurholtz, was also aboard the USS Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 1941, and died in the attack. His remains were identified in Sept. 2019 and later buried in Granger, Ind. Remains of LaPorte brothers killed at Pearl Harbor identified WhatsApp By Jon Zimney – December 7, 2020 1 406 Previous articleUSPS Operation Santa program in full swingNext articleChild; Man injured in accidental shooting Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Twitter Twitter Pinterest Facebook IndianaLocalNewslast_img read more

first_imgPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief PH beach spikers also eye spots to Continental Cup AJ Edu, Kai Sotto spearhead tall Gilas youth roster for Fiba U19 World Cup MOST READ Georgia Peregrina and Jerard Jacinto swam to the first place in the girls! and boys’ 16-18 100m backstroke events to add to Desirae Mangaoang’s gold medal finish earlier in the day.READ: Desirae Mangaoang delivers 1st gold for Philippines in SEA Age swim meetFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesPeregrina, a Fil-Australian swimmer who is also making her debut for Team Philippines, registered 1:06 in her backstroke swim and 2:23.26 in her individual medley, which was good for a silver medal.“I feel very proud to be able to do it (win a medal) for my country and I’m really happy,” said the 18-year-old swimmer. “My times were not very good so that was a bit disappointing but I’m just glad I was able to add to the tally.” Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles World dragon boat champs out to make waves in SEA Games POC chief on SEA Games hosting glitches: ‘It’s normal’ PHNOM PENH—The Philippines plucked two more gold medals before the end of the first day of competition in the 43rd Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championships Friday at Morodok Techo National Sports Complex here.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Jerard Jacinto one of the Philippines’ gold medalists in day 1. Photo by Celest Flores-ColinaJacinto, meanwhile, copped his first gold medal with a time of 56.92, 1.6 seconds faster than second placer Hoe Yean Khiew of Thailand.The Philippines also managed to grab four more silver medals after Peregrina’s win and Rian Marco Tirol’s second place in the 16-18 boys’ 50m breaststroke event in the morning.Ivo Nikolai Enot (13 & under boys’ 100m backstroke), Sam Banos (14-15 girls’ 100m butterfly), Miranda Renner (16-17 girls’ 50m freestyle) and Adrian Echler, Matthew Alumbres, Juan Daos and Miguel Barreto (18U 4×200 freestyle relay) all took home silver medals.Athena Chang (13 and under girls’ 400-meter freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay), Renner (100m butterfly) and Mia Tandingan (14-15 girls’ 50m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay), Xiandi Chua and Janelle Lin (4x200m freestyle relay) added bronzes to the country’s medal haul.After the first day, the Filipino junior swimmers have three golds, six silvers and four bronze medals for sixth place.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more