HONOR ROLL

WORLD WAR II
1939-1945

This is the beginning of a compilation of family members who served in the American, Canadian and British forces during World War II. More names will be added over time, along with service photos, when possible.

Those whose names appear in red died during the war.

  • Alfred "Truman" Truman 1920-1999
    Army; of Lumberton, N.C.
    [08-00239] Alfred Truman, Alfred, Truman, Thomas Truman, Thomas, Thomas, Job, John, John
    He served in the 82nd "Golden Acorn" division in Gen. Patton's 3rd Army and received the Silver and Bronze stars for his actions during the Battle of the Bulge. His obituary.
  • Archibald Luther 1893-1990
    colonel; of San Diego, Calif.
    [03-00301] Edmund Fairfield, Horatio "Harvey" Plum, Linus Smith, Joshua, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John
    Served with the coast artillery. A career soldier, he also served in World War I and the Korean War.
  • Arthur Frederick 1923-1976
    corporal, Army; of Canandaigua, Shortsville and Clifton Springs, N.Y.
    [02-08797] Milton Lee, Edward George, George A., Alanson, Alanson, Abner, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was stationed in India and, according to his hometown newspaper, "was unable to return home with his division because he was ill with fever in the hospital there." He was buried at Riverview Cemetery in Phelps, N.Y.
  • Arthur Hawley 1917-
    lieutenant, Navy; of Chicago, Ill.
    [05-01641] Arthur Hawley, Joseph Elliott, Samuel Ward, David, David, Joseph, Joseph, Isaac, John, John
    He was a signal man during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
  • Arthur Leroy 1924-2006
    medic and rifleman, Army; of Milford, Conn.
    [08-01680] Ernest Frank, Frank B., Henry "Harry" W., Henry Charles, Henry, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Job, John, John
    He served in the 115th Infantry and saw action in northern France, the Rhineland and Central Europe. He received the Good Conduct and Victory medals, the American Theater Campaign Ribbon and the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon. His obituary.
  • Arthur W. 1926-2006
    private, Army, seaman, Navy
    [13-04047] Ira, --?--
    He was buried in Phoenix at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. His inscription says that he was a private 1st class in the Army and a seaman in the Navy; he served in World War II and the Korean War, but I'm not sure which service in which war.
  • Arnold 1913-1942
    able seaman of Royal Navy; of Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England
    Unplaced
    Assigned to the H.M.S. President III (lost with the S.S. Dayrose). His name appears on the Plymouth Naval Memorial at Devon.
  • Billy Gene 1921-1994
    Army
    [08-01588] Arthur Hugh, Leander Burton, Timothy Truman, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    He was buried at Arlington Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City.
  • Betty Jane (Kurtz) 1923-
    staff sergeant, Civil Air Patrol; of Cincinnati, Ohio.
    [02-04600] Wife of Marty Willis
    She oversaw cadets and nurses in basic training.
  • Bruce Richard 1922-2012
    of Los Angeles, Greenbrae and Novato, Calif.
    Army Air Corps [03-00684] Leslie Irving, Burton Munroy, Munroy D., Harvey Harry, Asaph, Asaph, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    A 1940 graduate of Lake Elsinore, Calif., Naval and Military Academy, he joined the Air Corps and became a pilot and flight instructor for the P61 Black Widow Night Fighter. He was commissioned at Luke Field, Ariz., in March of 1944. His obituary.
  • Burton Alfred 1922-2005
    TEC 4, Army; of Middletown and Durham, Conn., and Lake Worth, Fla.
    [10-00342] Willis Isaac, Frederick M., Horace, Joel, Joel, Joel, John, John
    He was a technician in the Army, and was buried at the State Veterans Cemetery at Middletown. His obituary.
  • Calvin 1908-1961
    private, Army; of Denver.
    [02-08355] William, Matthew, Daniel Webster, Hiel, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a member of the 24th Infantry Division and was awarded a Bronze Star. He was buried at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo.
  • Calvin 'Ursel' Ursel 1922-2012
    Army; of Mackinaw, Ill., Rensselaer, Ind., and Mesa, Ariz.
    [02-02956] Earl Calvin, Lyman Seth, Giles, Seth, Giles, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a forward observer in Patton's 3rd Army 87th Division, 336th Field Artillery Battalion, Battery B and saw action in the Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe, as well as the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp He was buried at Rensselaer's Weston Cemetery. His obituary.
  • Carl Everett 1926-2009
    Navy; of Coalmont and Chattanooga, Tenn.
    [02-04406] William "Bryan," Newland Muhlenburg, Henson Greenland, Aladdin "Burg," John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served from May, 1944, through June, 1946. He completed construction battalion training and served on a landing-craft infantry gun ship. He saw action in France and Germany. His obituary.
  • Carl Lavier 1907-1988
    fireman, 1st class, Navy; of Waldron, Mich.
    [03-01908] Alonzo T., Homer, Alonzo, Erastus K., Joshua, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John
    He was buried at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, Mich.
  • Carlton Albert 1917-2004
    sergeant, Army; of Rome, N.Y.
    [02-02927] Charles Edward, Albert Eugene, Charles, Philo, Amos, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Lee Valley Cemetery in Lee, N.Y.
  • Channing Barret 1911-1983
    of Lambertville, Mich., and Toledo, Ohio
    [03-01627] Olin Earl, Erastus K., Erastus K., Joshua, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John
    He was taken prisoner by the Nazis and held at Stalag XII A in Germany from Nov. 27, 1944, to May 27, 1945. This is his POW picture.
  • Charles A. 1929-2011
    Army; of Tulsa, Okla., and Maysville, Ark.
    [02-07926] William Alvis (?), William Irvin, Robert, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He saw action in Germany near the end of the war. He was buried at Maysville Cemetery. His obituary.
  • Charles Blakeslee 1927-2010
    of Meriden, Conn., and Waldoboro, Bar Harbor and Jefferson, Maine
    [02-05174] Samuel Blakeslee, Charles Ives, Samuel Blakeslee, Leander, Solomon, Roswell, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served in Germany. His obituary.
  • Charles "Dan" Dan 1922-2009
    master sergeant, Army Air Corps; of Durham, North Haven, Clinton, Middletown, Conn., and Charleston, S.C.
    [10-01036] Dan Edward, Charles Daniel, Hezekiah, Dan, Dan, Hezekiah, Joel John, John
    He served with the 366th Fighter Group, 9th Army Air Force, according to his obituary.
  • Charles Edmund 1919-1944
    lieutenant, Army Air Forces
    [10-00541] Charles Ward, Charles Ebenezer, Asahel Sanford, Asahel, Charles, Hezekiah, Joel, John, John
    He was a pilot in the 78th Fighter Group, 84th Fighter Squadron, 8th Air Force, from June 26, 1944, until he was killed Sept. 10, 1944, when his P-47, "The Merry Chase," crashed at Rambrouch, Redange, Luxembourg. He was credited with shooting down five enemy planes and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal with seven crosses.
  • Charles K. 1922-2015
    Navy; of Monticello, Ky., and Lincoln, Neb.
    [01-04193] Dexter. Jefferson, Giles, Robert, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served in the South Pacific aboard the vessels USS LST-605 and USS Mifflin (APA-207). He was buried at Mill Springs National Cemetery at Nancy, Ky. His obituary.
  • Charles L. 1920- ?
    sergeant, Army; of Illinois and St. Louis, Mo.
    [13-04036] Unplaced

  • Charles Lester 1923-2014
    Marines; of Brayton, Iowa
    [02-08744] Lester Dea, Myron, Byron, Richard Franklin, Dennis A., Lemuel, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Atlantic Cemetery in Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa. His obituary.
  • Charles Roome 1925-2012
    Army; of Staten Island, N.Y., and Skillman, N.J.
    [08-00348] Henry Gilbert Woodruff, Charles Roome, Theodore Weld, Truman, Thomas Truman, Thomas, Thomas, Job, John, John
    His obituary.
  • Charles "Chuck" Roy 1919-1959
    captain, Army Air Forces; of Dallas, Texas
    [03-01579] Charles Roy, Frank Hebard, Charles Rollin, Oliver, Oliver, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    He was buried at Laurel Land Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.
  • Charles W. 1911-1959
    sergeant, Army
    [13-05324] Unplaced
    He was buried at Fairview Cemetery in Amistad, N.M.
  • Clifford E. 1919-
    private, Army; of Payne County, Okla.
    Unplaced
    Reported to Ft. Sill at Lawton, Okla., on Feb. 21, 1944.
  • Clifton Hester 1917-1981
    private, Army; of Texas
    [02-03270] Walter "Lee" Lee, George Washington, Edward Mitchison, Samuel, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    His brother Walter also served.
  • Clyde Deans 1885-1971
    colonel; of St. Louis, Mo., and San Antonio, Texas
    [03-01017] Benjamin Franklin, Moses Edwards, Moses, Oliver, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    He also served in World War I. He was buried at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery at San Antonio.
  • Dan Paul "Pop" 1920-1999
    Army; of Wooster and Wadsworth, Ohio
    [02-02474] Dan Durkee, Franklin Abner, Philander, Samuel, Samuel, Ezra, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a member of the 20th Armored Cavalry Division. His obituary.
  • Daniel Alfred 1923-2005
    corporal, Army Air Forces and Air Force; of Minneapolis and Poulsbo, Wash.
    [03-02008] Daniel A., David H., Silas, Augustus, Truman, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John
    He enlisted in the Army Air Forces and served 25 years, retiring from the Air Force in 1968. He served in Burma, India and China. His obituary.
  • David Burtis 1916-1979
    captain, Army Air Forces; of Guilford, Conn.; Seattle, Wash.; Denver, Colo.; Clovis, N.M.; Harrington, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; and Oklahoma City, Okla.
    [05-01635] David Valentine, Frank Ward, David Kirtland, David, David, Joseph, Joseph, Isaac, John, John
    He was a Japanese prisoner of war for five months in Rangoon, Burma, and was liberated by British forces. In 1949, he served as flight engineer on the Lucky Lady II, the B-50 superfort which made the first nonstop flight around the world. As a member of the Air Force, he was stationed at the Strategic Air Command at Bellevue, Neb. He was buried at Oklahoma City's Resurrection Memorial Cemetery.
  • David C. 1923-2003
    corporal, Army Air Forces; of Minneapolis, Minn., and Chicago, Ill.
    [13-03794] Daniel A., --?--
    In 1943, he began his service in China, Burma and India, and returned home in 1946. See his obituary.
  • David Freeland 1924-1998
    corporal, Marines; of Oshkosh, Wis., Emporia, Kan., and Las Vegas, Nev.
    [10-00375] Gale Freeland, Freeland "Fred" E., Nathaniel Blanchard, John Orcutt, Hezekiah, Simeon, Hezekiah, Joel, John, John
    He was buried at Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain, Mich.; his obituary.
  • Donald Edward 1920-1976
    Army Air Forces; of Mount Vernon, Ill., Downey, Calif., and Baton Rouge La.
    [03-01057] Benjamin Edward, George Washington, Moses Edwards, Moses, Oliver, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    His April 1, 1942, enlistment records at Peoria, Ill., state that he was employed as a shipping and receiving clerk, and had one year of college.
  • Donald Eugene 1916-1994
    Army; of Vayland, S.D., Shawnee and Lusk, Mont., Miller, S.D., and Billings, Mont.
    [02-05351] Archie John, James Wilbur, Melvin Augustus, Ellsworth, Sylvanus, John, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was stationed in Colorado and Texas.
  • E.E.
    Army Air Forces
    Unplaced
    I don't know who this man is ... I just have a picture of him believed to have been taken in Texas. If you have any information on him, please email me.
  • Earl Kenneth 1916-
    Army; of Canton and Peoria, Ill.
    [03-01056] Benjamin Edward, George Washington, Moses Edward, Moses, Oliver, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John)
  • Edward
    private, Army; of St. Louis.
    Unplaced
  • Edward C.
    2nd lieutenant, Army; of Cole County, Mo.
    [03-01028] Edward G., Moses Edward, Moses Edwards, Moses, Oliver, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John)
    Killed in action.
  • Edward Lincoln ca1906-2002
    1st sergeant, Army; of Milford, Conn., and Falmouth, Maine
    [02-0494] Edward Lincoln, Joel Cruttenden, Joel, Joel, John, John, John, John, John, John)
    He mustered out between Sept. 26 and 30, 1945, at Fort Devens Separation Center, Mass.
  • Edward "Ted" Tryon 1925-2001
    Marines; of Rye, N.Y., Sarasota, Fla., and Rockland, Maine
    [02-02985] Allan Edward, Edward Kibbe, Calvin Zina, Zina, Elihu, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John)
    "An officer." Also served in the Korean War. His obituary.
  • Edwin Crable 1922-2012
    Army Air Corps; of Holdenville, Okla., and Oakland, Calif.
    [02-06196] Joseph "Henry" Henry, John Henry, John, Samuel, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John)
    He enlisted Jan. 27, 1943. He was buried at Holdenville Cemetery. His obituary.
  • Elizabeth "Betty" (Ross) 1925-2008
    medical corps, Army; of Philadelphia, Pa., and Sioux Falls, S.D.
    [02-07429]
    She entered the Army in February, 1945, and met her future husband, Roy Joseph Parmley (Lockey, James A., Garner "John" J., Richard, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), who was an ambulance driver. She was discharged in August, 1946. She was buried Hills of Rest Memorial Park in Sioux Falls, S.D. Her obituary.
  • Elliot "Hoty" Lester 1925-1991
    Army; of Granby and Hartland, Conn.
    [01-08568] Gladwin Earle, Hubert "Burt," Frederick H., Sylvester, Nathaniel, Elihu, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Hartland's East Hartland Cemetery.
  • Elvis Eugene 1916-2006
    private, Army; of McCleansboro, Ill.
    [01-05525] Austin Eugene, Andrew Mullen, Thomas Henry, James, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at McCleansboro's Odd Fellows Cemetery.
  • Elwood E. 1916-2005
    Army; of Venice, N.Y.
    [13-05006] Ernest, James, --?--
    His obituary. He was buried at East Venice Cemetery.
  • Emmert "Jess" Orval 1923-
    Army; of Butterfield, Mo.
    [02-03567] Emmett Orval, John Reed, John, Richard, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He enlisted Dec. 22, 1941, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and served with F Company, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. He saw action on D-day and in the Netherlands. His decorations included the EMEA Campaign Medal, the Purple Heart, and the Presidential Unit Citation.
  • Erwin Clark 1900-1943
    chief carpenter's mate, Navy; of Haddam, Conn., and Long Beach, Calif.
    [02-00977] George Wilson, George, Epaphroditus, Aaron, Cornelius, Josiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Erwin's name appears among the Navy's dead and missing in action at the American Cemetery at Ft. Bonifacio, Manila, the Philippines. He was killed in the Battle of Savo Sea on Nov. 30, 1942, and awarded the Purple Heart.
  • Eugene F. 1924-
    of Normal, Va., and Washington, D.C.
    [02-00749] Owen S., Francis "Frank" Owen, Luman E., Lucius Seth, Seth, Giles, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Saw combat at Cologne, crossed the Rhine River at Bonn and went south, crossing the Danube River at Inglestatt and was in Austria when the war ended. His division liberated the Daschau and took 77,000 Germans prisoner. He was with Battery A, 911th Field Artillery Battalion attached to the Blackhawk Division out of Illinois, attached to the 86th Infantry Division. He also served in the Philippines.
  • Eugene Forbes 1924-
    sergeant, Army; of Normal, Va., and Washington, D.C.
    [02-00749] Owen S., Francis "Frank" Owen, Luman E., Lucius Seth, Seth, Giles, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Battery A, 911 Field Artillery Battalion, 86th Infantry Division. Served in France, Germany, Austria and the Philippines.
  • Felix Maurice 1926-2006
    Army; of Nacogdoches, Texas.
    [02-03384] Arch Buchanan, Isaac Buchanan, Edward Mitchison, Samuel, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    His obituary.
  • Forrest K. 1921-1998
    seaman 2nd class, Navy; of Canandaigua, N.Y.
    Unplaced
    He was buried at Canandaigua's Woodlawn Cemetery.
  • Francis Henry 1910-1978
    master sergeant, Army Air Forces; of Newark, Ohio, and Jackson, Tenn.
    [08-0698] Francis Henry, Thomas Lemuel, Henry W., Ezriah, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    He was buried at Maplewood Cemetery in Paris, Tenn.
  • Francis L. 1919-2008
    Army; of Winsted, Conn., and Port Saint Lucie, Fla.
    [08-01549] Frank Louis, Chester Nelson, Frederick David, William Cockfield, Solomon, Mark, Mark, Job, John, John
    Coast artillery. He was buried at Winsted's Forest View Cemetery. His obituary.
  • Frederick Willis 1914-1998
    Army; of New London and Norwich, Conn.
    [05-01272] Clarence Frederick, Frederick Henry, Phineas, James, Phineas, Isaac, John, John
    He was a member of the Army National Guard for more than 30 years and served in the Army for two years during the war. His obituary.
  • George ca1925-
    Royal Navy.
    [14-00737] Austin, George, Thomas, Samuel, Joseph, Joseph, Henry, John, Edmond, John, --?--, Henry
  • George Barney 1906-1944
    corporal, Army; of Flint, Mich.
    [05-01829] Harry Leroy, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas W., James, James, Isaac, Isaac, John, John
    He was in I Company, 314th Infantry, 79th Division. He was killed in France.
  • George Erwin 1931-
    tech sergeant, Army Air Forces; of Brunswick and St. Simons Island, Ga.
    [02-02779] Ellis Earl, George Wilson, George, Epaphroditis, Aaron, Cornelius, Josiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Living as of October, 2003.
  • Glenn Clyde 1901-1972
    Army; of Oakland, Calif., and Lusby, Md.
    [13-02301] Marion Clyde, Orville Leroy, Henry A., --?--
    He served with the 8th Armored Division in Europe, 1944-45, in the medical detachment, 49th Armored Infantry Battalion. He received the Purple Heart and the Combat Medic Badge. He also attended an Army specialized training program at the University of Illinois.
  • Grace Olive (Parmelee) Wheeler 1917-2005
    2nd lieutenant, Army nurse; of Newark, Ohio.
    [08-01274] Francis Henry, Thomas Lemuel, Henry W., Ezriah, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    Called for duty in February, 1940, at Ft. Warren in Cheyenne, Wyo. Eight months later. transferred to Cochran Field, Ga., where she was on Pearl Harbor Day. On Jan. 1, 1942, she reported to San Francisco, bound for the Philippines. Finally left for Honolulu on March 24, 1942, on the USS Wharton. Arrived five days later in Hawaii and permanently stationed at Schofield Barracks in Honolulu. Her obituary.
  • Harmon Ansell 1911-1987
    of Bloomfield, N.Y., and Phoenix, Ariz.
    [02-02107] Howard, Millard, Harmon LeRoy, Alanson, Abner, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., in 1945. His brother Leslie also served.
  • Harold F. 1918-1982
    private, Marine Corps; of Nineveh Twp., Ind., and Miami and Williston, Fla.
    [07-00733] Clarence Beecher, Edgar Alfred, Marcus "Mark" Hulburt, James Clark, Marcus Beecher, Noah, Noah, Stephen, John, John
    He was buried at Jesse Mercer Willis Cemetery in Williston, Fla.
  • Harold Perry 1889-1963
    lieutenant commander, Navy; of San Diego, Calif.
    [03-00229] Edmund Fairfield, Horatio "Harvey" Plum, Linus Smith, Joshua, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John
    He was a 1913 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and also served in
    World War I
    .
  • Harry Aurora 1921-2005
    Army Air Corps; of Vaughnsville, Chagrin Falls and Solon, Ohio.
    [02-02833] Gardiner Philander, Gardiner Henry, Zeno "Philander," Zeno, Gardner, Nehemiah, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    His old home was sold to the city of Solon.
  • Harry Henry 1925-1998
    Navy; of Fraser and Durango, Colo.
    [02-08342] Harrison "Harry" Herman, Ezekiel Marion, Thomas Henry, James, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a Seabee in American Samoa; he also served in the Korean War. His obituary says he was cremated and his ashes were buried at Pine River Valley Cemetery, however his headstone is at Bayfield Cemetery in Bayfield, Colo.
  • Harry Truman 1924-1973
    sergeant, Army Air Forces; of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Fresno, Calif.
    [03-01180] Harry Truman, Harry Truman, Ira, Truman, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John
    He was a B-17 belly gunner. He flew 25 missions over Germany, was shot down on the last one and spent six months at a POW camp in France. He was buried at Honolulu's National Cemetery of the Pacific.
  • Harvey J. 1922-1982
    private, Army
    [05-02245] Clarence Jerome, James "Marion" Marion, James Bogart, David Rossiter, James, Phineas, Isaac, Isaac, John, John
    He was buried at Lakeview Cemetery at Valier, Mont.
  • Henry P. 1920-1992
    Army
    [02-06266] Andrew Pearl, Ezekiel Marion, Thomas Henry, James, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Santa Rosa Memorial Park in Santa Rosa, Calif.
  • Herman "Pete" Ray 1912-2000
    Army; of Long Beach, Calif., New York, N.Y., and Coffeyville, Kan.
    [03-00863] Albert "Bert," Franklin DeWitt, William "Hank" Henry, Stephen Asa, Amos, Amos, David, Joshua, John, John
    He was in the Northern Africa campaign. His obituary.
  • Howard Woodruff 1926-1951
    private, Army; of Milford, Conn.
    [08-01681] Ernest Frank, Frank B., Henry "Harry" W., Henry Charles, Henry, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Job, John, John
    He was a member of the 12th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division. He was buried at Milford's Kings Highway Cemetery.
  • J.G. "Jack" Hilbert 1911-1977
    Army; of Nacogdoches, Texas.
    [02-03302] John Edward, Edward Mitchison, Samuel, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Nacogdoches' Rock Springs Cemetery.
  • Jack Graham 1922-2014
    private, Army Air Forces; of Columbus, Kan.
    [10-00835] Fred Albert, James Mabie, Walter, Moses William, James, Moses, Hezekiah, Joel, John, John
    He enlisted at Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., on Nov. 6, 1942.
  • James B. 1926-2005
    private, Army; of Potosi, Mo.
    [02-07023] Laddon, James, Robert, Hiel C., John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He enlisted April 13, 1945, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. His obituary.
  • James Frederick 1925-
    private, Army; of Mount Lebanon and Aspinwall (now Bethel Park) and Pittsburgh, Pa.
    [14-00425] Seba, Mary Ellen & Henry, Joseph, Henry, John, Henry, Henry, John, Edmund, John, --?--, Henry
    Served with the 8th Armored Division in Europe. His brother Richard also served.
  • James Henderson 1926-2010
    of Parnell, Ky.
    [02-06254] Miles "Bill" Monroe, Frank "Hence," Miles R., Garner, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    His obituary.
  • James Joel 1912-1970
    Army; of Arkansas and Missouri.
    [02-06379] William Parin, Joel Parin, Parin "Payne," Elihu, Elihu, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    This photo was taken in 1942 when he was in basic training.
  • James Lee 1926-2002
    pharmacists mate 3rd class, Navy; of Columbus, Kan.
    [10-00853] Ira Lee, James Mabie, Walter, Moses William, James, Moses, Hezekiah, Joel, John, John
    He was buried at Columbus' Park Cemetery.
  • James Lovett 1921-1945
    1st lieutenant, Marines; of Chicago, Ill.
    [05-01642] Arthur Hawley, Joseph Elliott, Samuel Ward, David, David, Joseph, Joseph, Isaac, John, John
    He was a fighter pilot. His name is listed among the Marines' missing in action at the American Cemetery at Ft. Bonifacio, Manila, the Philippines. He was missing May 1, 1945, and awarded the Purple Heart. Photo of his family.
  • James Merton 1903-1962
    service unit, Army; of Oregon.
    [10-01167] William Gordon, William "Will" Moses, Moses William, James, Moses, Hezekiah, Joel, John, John
    He enlisted July 16, 1942, at Portland, Ore.
  • James Shaw 1925-1994
    Navy; of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Eden, N.Y.
    [02-03651] Albert Oliver, Ernest Ripley, Oliver Rising, Zina, Elihu, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a radio operator in the South Pacific.
  • James Tilden 1903-1978
    construction mechanic, Navy; of Butte and Missoula, Mont.
    [08-01673] Timothy "Leander" Leander, Leander Burton, Timothy Truman, Timothy, Mark, Job, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at the Missoula Cemetery.
  • James Victor 1921-1999
    Army; of Carbondale, Ill., and Blue Springs, Mo.
    [02-05467] Amos Guy Leo, Andrew "Jackson" James, John, Giles, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    His obituary.
  • James W. ( ? -1954)
    Navy; of East Grand Rapids, Mich.
    Unplaced
    After the war, he became an Air Force pilot, conducting reconnaissance flights during the Cold War. His plane crashed on a 1954 secret mission near what was then the border of East Germany and Czechoslovakia.
  • John "Johnnie" 1925-1945
    private, Army; of Wayne County and Louisville, Ky.
    [01-06256] Miles "Bill" Monroe, Frank "Hence," Miles R., Garner, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served with Company C, 276th Infantry, 70th Division of the 7th Army. On the afternoon of March 6, 1945, he was dug in on a wooded hill overlooking a coal mine and the German town of Stiring-Wendel when he was killed in action. His body was returned to the U.S., in mid-December 1948; he was buried at Parnell Baptist Church Cemetery in Wayne County.
  • John Eugene 1918-1983
    lieutenant, Army; of Golconda, Ill.
    [02-01977] George, John Williamson, Ellsberry, Samuel, Giles, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He graduated Signal Officer Candidate School in 1942 and served in the South Pacific.
  • John H. 1919-1994
    private, Army; of Sorento, Ill.
    [02-08846] John Beagle, John H., Hiel, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Sorento's Sunnyside Cemetery.
  • John Osborn 1918-2006
    Of Durham, Conn.
    [10-00339] Willis Isaac, Frederick M., Horace, Joel, Joel. Joel, John, John
    He served in the South Pacific.
  • John Oscian 1921-1964
    Army; of Atlanta, Ga.
    [05-02314] John Oscian, James McGinty, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Isaac, John, John
    He served from March 18, 1943, to Jan. 24, 1944, and was in the 541st Parachute Infantry.
  • Johynee Ilene 1921-2002
    nurse; of Butterfield, Mo.
    [02-03566] Emmett Orval, John Reed, John, Richard, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    She served in England, and was buried at Butterfield's Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
  • Joseph "Orlie" Orlie 1912-1966
    private, Army; of Mount Vernon and Joliette, Ill.
    [02-06064] Andrew Mullen, Thomas Henry, James, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served in Co. 478 Infantry, and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. He was buried at the Opdyke (Ill.) Cemetery.
  • Kenneth Ernest 1916-2009
    Navy; of Nampa, Idaho, and Alto Pass, Ill.
    [02-07570] Ernest Lafayette, Walter "William," John, Giles, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Alto Pass Cemetery. His obituary.
  • Laurence Harris 1913-1983
    Navy; of Robeson County, N.C.
    [08-01762] E Alfred Truman, Alfred, Truman, Thomas Truman, Thomas, Thomas, Job, John, John
    He was buried at Shepherd Memorial Park in Naples, N.C.
  • Lawrence "Larry" Franklin 1924-
    corpsman, Navy; of Milwaukee, Wisc.
    [08-00626] Clarence Morrison, Frederick Alonzo, Franklin Henry, Truman, Timothy Truman, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    He joined the Navy in January, 1944, and was discharged in December, 1946. He trained as a pharmacist and served with the 6th Marine Division, 4th Regiment, 2nd Battalion, E Company, in the South Pacific. He participated in the 1945 Battle of Okinawa and the invasion of Japan.
  • Leland Wellington 1903-1995
    chief warrant officer, Navy; of Ivorytown and Hartford, Conn.
    [02-03081] Morelle Edward, Wellington L., Lorenzo Asahel, Asahel, Asahel, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served in the Navy for 27 years, beginning in the final days of World War I. He saw action in the European and Pacific theaters. His obituary.
  • Leslie Parker 1907-1988
    major, Army; of Bloomfield, N.Y., Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C.
    [02-02106] Howard, Millard, Harmon LeRoy, Alanson, Abner, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    His brother Harmon also served.
  • Lester "Roy" Leroy 1925-1988
    Army Air Corps
    [02-07581] Lester Dae, Myron Bryan, Richard Franklin, Dennis A., Lemuel, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Tulocay Cemetery in Napa, Calif.
  • Lewis Newell 1926-1981
    Navy; of Payne County, Okla.
    [02-07592] Henry Stephen, James Knox Polk, Stephen, John, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Underwood Cemetery in Yale, Okla.
  • Livingston McClelland 1922-1979
    Army; of Skaneateles, N.Y..
    [08-01694] Charles Roome, Charles Roome, Theodore Weld, Truman, Thomas Truman, Thomas, Thomas, Job, John, John
    He was one of the original members of the Twirly Birds, those helicopter pilots who soloed before V-J Day, Aug. 14, 1945.
  • Luther Thomas 1912-1951
    technician, Army; of Potosi and Fanning, Mo.
    [02-07306] Thomas William, Van Buren, Hiel C., John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served in the 618th Field Artillery Observation Battalion. A jury ruled his death an accidental gunshot "while reaching for gun behind door [to] go rabbit hunting." He was buried at Potosi's New Masonic Cemetery.
  • Marion C. 1925-1944
    staff sergeant,Army Air Forces; of Warrensburg, Mo.
    Unplaced
    Served in Europe; killed in action. He was buried at Warrensburg's Sunset Hill Cemetery.
  • Marshall 1922-1980
    private, Army; of Oregon and Wilder, Idaho.
    [13-04515] Unplaced
    He was buried at the National Cemetery in Nashville, Tenn.
  • Marty Willis 1923-
    Army; of Parnell, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio.
    [02-04592] Alfred Layton, Garner, Emerson Bell, Garner, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served with the 386th Infantry, 97th Division, Anti-Tank Company which saw action from France to Czechoslovakia. He was a driver. He was also a chauffeur to the military company commander at Tokyo Bay. His wife, Betty, also served.
  • Maurice Blair 1920-2004
    Navy; of Durham and Thomaston, Conn.
    [10-00340] Willis Isaac, Frederick M., Horace, Joel, Joel, Joel, John, John
    He served from 1944 to 1946, and was stationed on the NRS New Haven, Conn., the NTC Sampson in New York, the NCTC in Davisville, R.I., and with the 137th and 139th Construction battalions and the 3rd USNCB (Special) PSC of Lido Beach, Long Island, where he served until his discharge. His obituary.
  • Miles Edward 1922-1944
    1st lieutenant; of Kankakee County, Ill.
    [02-01243] Maurice Edward, Oliver Clark, James Edward, Ezra, James, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a member of the 729th Bomber Squadron, 452nd Heavy Bomber Group. His name is listed among the U.S. Air Force missing in action at the American Cemetery at Cambridge, England. He died Sept.3, 1944, on a bombing mission to Brest, France, when his B-17 bomber was hit by flak over Guernsey Island off the coast of France and crashed into the English Channel. He was awarded the Air Medal with two Oak-Leaf Clusters and a Purple Heart. An uncle, Miles McKinstry, was killed in World War I.
  • Nell A. 1917-2003
    Navy; of Prairie du Rocher and Granite City, Ill., and Sanford, N.C.
    [02-07269] Napoleon "Lorin" Lorin, Napoleon Bonaparte, Giles, Giles, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Her obituary.
  • Norvell 1926-1980
    private, Army; of Wayne County, Ky.
    [02-06879] Roscoe Samuel, Andrew "Jiff" Jefferson, Miles R., Gardner, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He enlisted at Louisville, Ky., on Sept. 8, 1944.
  • Paul
    Army; of El Paso, Texas.
    Unplaced
    He served with the 60th General Hospital in New Guinea and the Philippines.
  • Paul Edwin ca1925-ca1945
    Army; of Coalmont, Tenn.
    [02-04425] Robert Flynn, William Giles, Henson Greenland, Aladdin "Berg," John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was killed in action.
  • Paul Stanley 1927-2006
    Army; of Granite City and Chicago, Ill., Cleveland, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas
    Napoleon "Lorin" Lorin, Napoleon Bonaparte, Giles, Giles, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served in the Philippines from 1943 to '44. His obituary.
  • Paul W. 1926-2006
    Army; of Mansfield, Ohio, and Knoxville, Tenn.
    Max. W., --?--
    He served in the Philippines and the occupational force in Japan. His obituary.
  • Perry Ormistan 1904-1963
    lieutenant colonel, Marine Corps; of Flint, Mich., Quantico, Va., and Montecito, Calif.
    [03-01735] Linus Scott, Horatio "Harvey" Plum, Linus Smith, Joshua, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John
    Perry was an air commander who "continued the air onslaught against the Northern Solomons after the capture of Vella Lavella," according to this official Air Force photo.
  • Peter Allyn 1924-2007
    of Los Angeles and Oakland, Calif., and Green Valley, Ariz..
    [10-01112] Charles "Allen" Allyn, Charles Albert, James, James, James, Moses, Hezekiah, Joel, John, John
    He served in the Philippines. His obituary.
  • Philip W. 1917-1944
    sergeant, Army; of Chicago, Ill.
    [02-07279] Harry C., Henry A., Theodore Spencer, George Washington, Eliel, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a member of the 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, and was killed Oct. 23, 1944, at the Battle of the Bulge. He was buried at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Evergreen Park, Ill.
  • Ralph Ambrose 1912-1958
    Tech 4, Army; of Potosi, Mo.
    [02-06324] Alfred A., Van Buren, Hiel C., John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He served with the 164th Infantry. He died in a construction accident and was buried at Potosi's New Masonic Cemetery.
  • Ralph Stott 1927-1996
    SOG3, Navy; of Honeoye Falls and Owego, N.Y.
    [02-0282] Henry Benham, Clifford, Aaron Baldwin, Bela, Reuben, John, John, John, John, John
    He also served in the Korean War and was buried at Owego's Broadway Cemetery.
  • Raymond I. 1925-1968
    staff sergeant; of West Bloomfield, N.Y.
    [13-02902] Unplaced
    SSgt Btry A 2 BN 5 Artillery, World War II and Korea.
  • Richard Burton 1925-2013
    Navy; of Norwich, Conn., Springfield, Mass., and Haines City, Fla.
    [03-01482] Harold Burton, Burton Munroy, Munroy D., Harvey Harry, Asaph, Asaph, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    His obituary.
  • Richard C. 1924-1986
    Army; of Battle Creek, Mich.
    [13-02530] Forest Dale, Frederick Luman, James Edwin, Luman H., --?--
    He enlisted March 11, 1943, at Kalamazoo, Mich. He was buried at Battle Creek's Oak Hill Cemetery.
  • Richard Hall 1921-2005
    captain, Army; of Perry, N.Y.
    [03-02098] Richard Hall, George Herbert, Anson Hall, Asaph, Asaph, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    Victory medal. He was buried at the United Church Commemorative Garden in Warsaw, N.Y. His obituary.
  • Richard Henry 1916-1990
    Navy; of Dawson, N.M., and Uniontown, Pa.
    [14-00423] Seba, Mary Ellen & Henry, Joseph, Henry, John, Henry, Henry, John, Edmund, John, --?--, Henry
    He was a Seabee with a ship repair detail in the Pacific. Ended his duty on Okinawa. His brother James also served.
  • Richard Otis 1908-1974
    Navy; of Binghamton, N.Y., Ashland, Ky., and Ann Arbor, Mich.
    [08-00917] Leon Walter, Ambrose "Andrew," Nathan Lord, Beecher, Jeremiah, Abel, Job, John, John
    According to his daughter, he was in charge of feeding and housing forces in New Guinea.
  • Robert 1923-1988
    Army; of Monticello, Ky.
    [02-06255] Miles "Bill" Monroe, Frank "Hence," Miles R., Garner, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John

  • Robert Asaph 1917-2002
    Army Air Forces; of Bettendorf, Iowa.
    [10-01133] Harry Dillion, Henry William, Moses William, James, Moses, Hezekiah, Joel, John, John
    He was a navigator on B-17 and B-29 bombers and was shot down over Poland. He invented the Parmele Navigator, a mileage computation tape-measuring device and was inducted into the Iowa Aviation Hall of Fame. He was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery at Davenport, Iowa. His obituary.
  • Robert B. 1912-1979
    tec 3, Army; of Phelps, N.Y.
    Unplaced
    He was buried at Phelps' Resthaven Cemetery.
  • Robert Edward ca1923- ?
    Army; of West Point, Miss.
    [02-05482] Edgar, Thomas J., Samuel, Samuel, Giles, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He enlisted Dec. 10, 1942.
  • Robert Elberne 1925-2008
    signalman 2nd class, Navy, of Scranton, Pa., and Cumming, Ga.
    [02-05517] Frank Richard, Gardiner Henry, Zeno "Philander," Zeno, Gardner, Nehemiah, Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Served on Destroyer DD636 and participated in the invasions of Normandy, the South of France and Okinawa. He was buried at Bethel Cemetery at McCutchenville, Ohio.
  • Robert Lee 1919-2011
    2nd lieutenant, Army, of Oklahoma City and Muskogee, Okla.
    [08-01587] Arthur Hugh, Leander Burton, Timothy Truman, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    His obituary.
  • Robert M. 1921-2002
    chief radio technician, Navy, of Stratford, Conn., and Fort Myers, Fla.
    [03-01340] Berkley Melvin, Abner Augustus, Rufus Electus, Rufus Clark, Ebenezer, Oliver, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    He mustered out between Dec. 20 and 23, 1945, at Lido Beach, Long Island, N.Y.
  • Robert W.
    Navy, of Milbrae, Calif.
    Unplaced
    Served on Underwater Demolition Team 10. Five landings in the South Pacific. He was awarded a Silver Star for his actions at Leyte on Oct. 19, 1944.
  • Roland Clayton 1926-2004
    Navy, of Hutchinson and Topeka, Kan.
    [02-06977] Leslie William, Albion True, James Edward, Ezra, James, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Served in the Pacific Theater, 1944-46, and was stationed in the Philippines. His obituary.
  • Roy Joseph 1926-2005
    private, Army, of Sioux Falls, S.D.
    [02-07428] Lockey, James A., Garner "John" J., Richard, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Sioux Falls' Hills of Rest Memorial Park. His former wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Ross, also served.
  • Roy W. 1923-1997
    private, Army, of Beech Grove, Ind., and Cave Junction, Ore.
    [07-00726] Ralph B., James W., Marcus "Mark" Hulburt, James Clark, Marcus Beecher, Noah, Noah, Stephen, John, John
    He was buried at Cave Junction's Laurel Cemetery.
  • Samuel Ross 1918-2006
    captain, Army Air Forces, of Jersey Shore, Pa., Faust and Tupper Lake, N.Y., Flagler Beach, Fla.
    [02-00602] Clifford Hunt, Samuel Benjamin, Eliab Harvey, Eliab, Eliab, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    C Company commander of the 871st Airborne Aviation Engineer Battalion in New Guinea and the Southwest Pacific. He helped build airfields from New Guinea to the Philippines. His obituary.
  • Sherwood "Sherry" E. ca1925-2016
    Navy; of Guilford, Conn.
    [05-01971] Earle Lindsley, George Horace, Horace Dudley, Jonathan, Jonathan, william, Joseph, Isaac, John, John
    His obituary.
  • Stuart Leslie 1917-1993
    Army Air Forces, of East Hartfield, Conn., and Springfield and Easthampton, Mass.
    [03-01481] Harold Burton, Burton Munroy, Munroy D., Harvey Harry, Asaph, Asaph, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    According to a grandson, he worked in a warehouse in the rear echelon of combat, requisitioning and issuing supplies, keeping records and receipts. He served from April 1943 to May 1945 in North Africa and Europe. He was buried at Easthampton's Brookside Cemetery.
  • Thomas ca1905-1945
    corporal, Royal Army Service Corps; of Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England
    [14-01241] William, --?--
    Buried at the War Cemetery at Balogna, Italy. His name is on a plaque at the Amble Bede Street Club, a century-old private members' social organization at 16 Bede St., Amble, Northumberland, England.
  • Thomas Clay 1925-2004
    Army, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Sierra Vista, Ariz.
    [02-08502] James Alfred, James Clay, William Irvin, Robert, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal who also saw action in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was buried at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista. His obituary.
  • Thomas Jennison 1926-1968
    signalman, Navy Reserve; of Salt Lake City, Utah
    [14-00347] Joseph, Thomas Jennison, Joseph Dawson, Maria, Joseph, Joseph, Henry, John, Edmond, John, --?--, Henry
    He was buried at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
  • Thomas M. 1922-1944
    private, Army; of McNairy County, Tenn.
    [13-00672] Unplaced
    He enlisted Dec. 21, 1942, at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., at the age of 22 and was killed in action Dec. 17, 1944. He served with Company B, 612th Tank Destroyer Battalion. He was buried at Corinth National Cemetery in Mississippi.
  • Thomas N. 1925-1944
    private, Army; of Madison County, Ill.
    Unplaced
    He was killed Sept. 14, 1944, in France and buried at the American Cemetery at Epinal (Vosges), France. He was awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
  • Van Sam 1914-
    major, Army; of Electra, Texas, Magnum, Okla., Wichita, Kan., New Orleans, La.; now living in LaGrange, Texas.
    [02-04524] Tim Hennessey, Samuel Mitchison, Edward Mitchison, Samuel, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    Physician; served in the 636th Tank Destroyer Battalion, attached to the 36th Infantry Division "Texas Army" that was the first American force to invade Continental Europe at Salerno, Italy, on Sept. 9, 1943; and then with the 51st Station Hospital.
  • Victor 1925-1956
    sergeant, Army; of Illinois
    [13-00143] Unplaced
    A Vermilion County, Ill., coroner's inquest ruled his death a justifiable homicide and that he died of a gunshot wound he received while resisting arrest. He was buried at Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston, Ill.
  • Walter A. 1918-2007
    Army; of Hamden, Conn.
    [08-01506] Daniel L., Owen J., Owen J., Jehiel Nettleton, Jeremiah, Timothy, Mark, Job, John, John
    Served in the South Pacific for nearly five years. Awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was wounded on Saipan on July 3, 1944. See his obituary.
  • Walter Eugene 1929-1970
    sergeant, Marines; of Metropolis, Ill., and Kinston, N.C.
    [02-08656] Walter Eugene, Otto, Samuel, Samuel, Giles, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He also served in Korea and Vietnam. He was buried at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Kinston, N.C.
  • Walter J. 1921-1986
    staff sergeant, Army; of Spavinaw, Okla.
    [13-01989] Unplaced
    He was buried at Spavinaw-Strang Cemetery.
  • Walter Johnston 1905-1944
    private, Army Air Forces; of Binghamton, N.Y.
    [08-00902] Frank Edward, Ambrose "Andrew," Nathan Lord, Beecher, Jeremiah, Abel, Job, John, John
    He was a member of the 381st Bomber Squadron, 310th Bomber Group, Medium. His name appears among the Air Force's missing in action, on March 14, 1944, on the tablets at the American Cemetery in Florence, Italy. He was awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.
  • Walter M. 1905-1947
    private, Army Air Forces; of Potosi, Mo.
    [02-07469] Firmin Milton, Van Buren, Hiel C., John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Potosi's Old Masonic Cemetery.
  • Walter Maurice 1911-1984
    private, Army Air Forces; of Houston, Dallas and Marlin, Texas.
    [02-03267] Walter "Lee" Lee, George Washington, Edward Mitchison, Samuel, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Spavinaw-Strang Cemetery. His brother Clifton also served.
  • William H. 1924-1945
    sergeant; of Santa Barbara and North Hollywood, Calif.
    [03-00687] Harvey Wright, Harvey J., Anson E., Harvey Harry, Asaph, Asaph, Jonathan, Joshua, John, John
    He was killed by a snow-covered booby-trap on Jan.25, 1945, near Hofen, Germany, in the waning hours of the Battle of the Bulge; his services were held at the Santa Barbara Cemetery on June 8, 1949.
  • William H. "Grassy" 1916-2007
    radio man, 3rd class, Navy; of Albany, N.Y., and Pittsfield and Cheshire, Mass.
    [13-04268] William H., --?--
    He served from 1943-46 and was discharged with several medals. He was buried at Pittsfield's St. Joseph's Cemetery. His obituary.
  • William H. 1924-1996
    Navy; of Hartford City and North Manchester, Ind.
    [13-00863] Wal Simon "Earl" Earl, John Henry, William M., William C., --?--
    He was buried at North Manchester's Oaklawn Cemetery.
  • William K. 1923-1987
    private, Army; of Warrensburg, Mo.
    [02-08191] Zollie Crawford, William Thomas, George W., Stephen, John, John, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John
    He was buried at Englewood Cemetery in Clinton, Mo.