Garvin County, Oklahoma
World War 2 Casualties

KIA=Killed in Action 
DOW=Died of Wounds 
DOI=Died of Injuries 
DNB=Died Non Battle

Abney, Clarence L.

Private First Class

KIA

Alexander, Cecil R.

Private First Class

KIA

Anthony, Julier P.

Private

KIA

Bagley, Eugene

TEC5

KIA

Bain, Harley

Private

KIA

Baker, Paul E.

Private First Class

KIA

Baker, William F

Private

KIA

Beam, Jasper K.

Private

KIA

Beaver, John W. Jr.

Sargeant

KIA

Booze, Robert E.

Private

KIA

Bozarth, James W.

Second Leutinant

KIA

Buckelew, Buster

Private

KIA

Burton, Richard

Private First Class

KIA

Butts, Harold K.

Corporal

KIA

Callen, Wendell E.

Private First Class

KIA

Carter, Cecil Wayne **

Private

 

Carter, L. T.

Private

DNB

Childress, Carl W.

Private First Class

KIA

Conatser, Jack D.

First Leutinant

FOD

Culver, Charles H.

Private

DOW

Davis, Billy J.

Private

KIA

Dickenson, Ernie J.

Flag Officer

FOD

Dickson, James W.

First Leutinant

KIA

Dobbins, Wilburne H.

Private

DNB

Dodgion, Paul A.

Staff Sargeant

KIA

Duke, Lee F.

Private

KIA

Easton, Frank T.

Staff Sargeant

KIA

Eastwood, Howard M.

Private

KIA

Erwin, Woodrow W.

Sargeant

DNB

Evans, Albert S. T.

Corporal

DNB

Finch, Cleo M.

Private

KIA

Floyd, Cecil J.

Staff Sargeant

KIA

Frenchman, Atkins

Corporal

DNB

Garrett, Henry

Private

DNB

Gillespie, Corace J.

Staff Sargeant

FOD

Griffin, Roshier

Private First Class

DNB

Griggs, James L.

Private First Class

KIA

Grimes, Gevet B.

Private First Class

KIA

Hall, Ralph A.

Private First Class

KIA

Hardaway, Homer J.

Private

KIA

Hays, Leo J.

Staff Sargeant

KIA

Henson, Arthur Steven**

Corporal

 

Herron, Samuel L.

Staff Sargeant

DNB

Hooven, Hubert A.

Sargeant

KIA

Hope, Virgil E.

First Sargeant

FOD

Ivey, Jesse E.

Private

KIA

Ivie, Sylvester R.

Master Sargeant

DNB

Jackson, J. B.

Corporal

KIA

Lane, Ivan E.

Private First Class

DNB

Lauderdale, L. P.

Staff Sergeant

KIA

Lofton, Woodrow P.

Private

DNB

Maness, Choice R.

Private First Class

KIA

Minton, Charles W.**

Captain

KIA

Mixon, Wilson H.

Private

DNB

Montgomery, James H.

Private First Class

DNB

Nation, Paul E.

Private

DNB

Neil, Cephus N.

Private First Class

KIA

Pettigrew, Edward L.

Private First Class

KIA

Ponder, Billy C.

Second Lieutenant

FOD

Porter, Walter A.

Private First Class

KIA

Rendek, Edward

T SG

DNB

Riggs, Robert R.

Private First Class

KIA

Riley, Thomas F.

Corporal

DNB

Rollow, George V.

Second Lieutenant

DNB

Russell, Hilton I.

Sargeant

KIA

Sheegog, Cecil C.

Second Lieutenant

DNB

Stephens, Elmo J.

Master Sargeant

DNB

Thomas, Clarence D.

Staff Sargeant

KIA

Tiner, Harvey R.

Private

KIA

Waldron, Guy Leon **

Private First Class

 

Wallace, John

Private First Class

KIA

Watkins, Wallace B.

Corporal

DOW

Weatherford, W. R.

Private

DOW

Webb, Kenneth R.

Second Lieutenant

KIA

Weeden, Otis

Private First Class

DNB

Williams, James C. **

Machinist's Mate, Second Class

 

Williams, Wallace B.

Private

DNB

Wolf, Acie L.

Private

KIA


Carter, Cecil Wayne was born on May 17, 1925 .  He enlisted in the US Army on September 22,
1943 while living in Hennepin, Garvin County, Oklahoma while a Junior at Woodland High School. His Order of the Purple Heart was awarded posthumously to Mrs. Jessie C. Carter, his mother of Davis, Oklahoma.  He also received the Expert Rifleman Medal and served in the Southwest Pacific. He died December 25, 1944 in action on Ormoe Road, Leyte, Philippine Isalnds.
Henson, Arthur Steven was born September 9, 1923  to Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Henson.  He graduated from Maysville High School in February 1948.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army on January 9, 1943. A letter from his commanding officer stated in part: "Your son was a member of the platoon which was acting as a forward Reconnaissance element in action against the enemy.  This type of work can only be carried on by the most courageous, intelligent and versatile soldiers.  Arthur was one of these men." 
He died April 12, 1945 in action in Germany.  His rank at the time of his death was Corporal.
Minton, Charles William was born on November 5, 1916.  His mother's name was Anna W. Minton.
He lived in Maysville, Oklahoma.  He enlisted in the US Army on August 20, 1940.  His decorations include: Presidential Unit Citation; five Battle Participation Stars in European Theater of Operations, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Order of the Purple Heart.  He attended Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri in 1932-1935.
He graduated in Business Administration at the University of Oklahoma in 1937 where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.  He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Lions Club.  He was killed near St. Lo, France in action on July 20, 1944.
Waldron, Guy Leon of Stratford, Oklahoma was born on March 19, 1917 to Mr. & Mrs. Walter Wadron who lived in Yuba City, California when he enlisted in the US Army as a Private First Class.  He attended public school at Vanoss, Oklahoma.  He served in the Medical Corps and was taken prisoner by the Jananese on May 9, 1942 in the Philippine Islands.  He was taken aboard a Japanese transport and they were moving out from Subic Bay, Philippine Islands,
when the vessel was torpedoed by a US Submarine.  He died on December 15, 1944.
Williams, James C. of Elmore City, Garvin County, Oklahoma was born on June 22, 1919.  He attended Pauls Valley High School.  He was a member of the Pauls Valley Baptist Church.  James enlisted into the US Navy on February 12, 1940 where he made the rank of Machinist's Mate, Second Class.  He was on the U.S.S. Stong when it was torpedoed and sunk by the enemy near New Gergia Island, Solomon Islands, South Pacific on July 5, 1945.  He was awarded the Order of the Purple Heart.  His mother was Mrs. Claude K. Williams.



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