Joseph Robert Livermore

Joseph Robert Livermore, an East High graduate who joined the Marines in 1941, and was killed in action, apparently in a Japanese bonzai charge, during the battle of Tarawa in November 1943. Livermore's remains, after being lost for decades, were identified July 30 by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, nearly 76 years after his death.He returns home Nov. 14.

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