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World War II U.S. Navy Sailor’s remains returned to home town in South Dakota

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Posted at 7:15 AM, Apr 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-02 07:15:00-04

Porter Rich

The body of a World War II U.S. Navy Sailor who was killed in 1941 when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, has finally returned home to South Dakota.

Porter Leigh Rich was a U.S. Navy Sailor assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma.

Rich’s remains were recently identified using DNA analysis. They were returned to his hometown of Lake Preston, South Dakota for a proper burial.