Remains Identified Of WWII Sailor From Ohio

An Ohio man who was a sailor in World War II and was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor will finally be laid to rest this summer.

Navy Musician 1st Class Joseph Hoffman was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which capsized after being hit by Japanese torpedoes at Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has announced that Hoffman’s remains were positively identified and family members were recently notified

The 1936 Chillicothe High School grad is expected to be buried on Friday, August 26th in a yet to be determined location.

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