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Funerals set for 2 recently identified Korean War soldiers


November 16, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Funeral services are this weekend in Oklahoma for two Korean War soldiers whose remains were recently identified after they died two days apart in what is described as a running battle with North Korean forces during the early stages of the war.

Services will be Saturday in Idabel for Army Pvt. Charles Kaniatobe of Idabel and on Sunday in Bokchito for Army Pfc. Mathis Ball Jr. of McKinney, Texas.

Charles Kaniatobe, a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, was 21 when he was declared missing July 10, 1950, a day after a batt...

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