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F3/C Glaydon I.C. Iverson, USS Oklahoma

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    A sailor killed at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941 finally comes home:

    "An Emmons, Minn., sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor is finally on his way home.

    Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon I.C. Iverson, 24, died on Dec. 7, 1941, aboard the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor. His remains had been unidentified and buried in a plot at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific for more than 74 years.

    But recent efforts to use DNA analysis and other technologies to examine the remains helped scientists identify Iverson’s. His remains will return home Thursday, arriving at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport before heading to the tiny town of Emmons on Minnesota’s border with Iowa."

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    DPAA News Release

    Glaydon Ignatius Clement Iverson on Find A Grave:
    Oak Lawn Cemetery, Emmons, MN
    USS Oklahoma Memorial
    National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
     

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