I am always glad to hear when families are able to have some sense of closer with MIA relatives.
The dog tags are those of a 31-year-old Army infantryman from New York named Bernard Gavrin. He was reported missing in action during the battle of Saipan in World War II and never found.I was wondering, in reading the article, what kind of red tape might interfere with retrieving the remains of Mr. Gavrin, then read :
His 81-year-old nephew David Rogers, of West Delray, Fla., said the family never knew what happened.
The remains were turned over to the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command in Hawaii for genetic testing.
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