listing from the Daily Huronite, Huron, South Dakota

Thursday, May 30, 1946

 

HONOR ROLL

Heroes of Beadle County Who Gave Their Lives in World War II

 

 

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Name Date of Death Place of Death Notes
Adams, Lt. Robert E. July 7, 1942 Harris Field, GA AAF
Anderson, Clement W. February 5, 1944 Kwajaloin Cavalry, USA
Anderson, S/Sgt. Reuben Clarence "Steve" March 31, 1945 Germany KIA; Armored Div.
Bacon, Pvt. Lewis D-Day, 1944 Normandy  
Barnes, Lt. William H. September 6, 1945 Germany plane crash
Barringer, Elra F. February 27, 1942 Java Sea USN; Fire Controlman 2/c; USS Cruiser Houston
Barrows, Robert Leon January 25, 1942 Bataan, Philippine Islands S 1/c USN
Becker, 2nd Lt. John L. "Jack" February 21, 1944 over Germany KIA
Blacksmith, Pvt. Leonard Ralph July 11, 1944 France Inf. USA
Bloomberg, Marvin January 10, 1945 France Pfc.
Boyd, Capt. James July 10, 1943 North Africa USA
Brown, Stanley I., MM 1/c October 19, 1943 South Pacific Mch. Mate, USN
Campbell, 1st Lt. Malcolm May 17, 1945 over Germany Pilot
Carney, Dale October 11, 1942 lost in North Atlantic S 2/c USN
Christensen, Raymond May 14, 1944 Corsica Flight Officer
Christopherson, Everett May 23, 1945 Luzon  
Clark, Pfc James M. November 28, 1944 France died of wounds
Condit, Sgt. Richard May 31, 1943 Avon Park, Fla. AAF; killed in bomber crash
Conner, Lt. Howard March 26, 1944 Panama Canal Zone AAF
Daum, Lt. Harry - HHS January 22, 1944 Forialezz, Brazile, S.A. U. S. Ferrying Command
Davison, Sgt. Faris - HHS October 29, 1944 Leyie Av. Radioman, Signal Corps
De Bauche, Pvt. Ralph Dale May 4, 1945 Okinawa USMC
Derscheid, Lt. Clinton September 21, 1943 European area AAF
Devers, S-Sgt. Robert H. April 16, 1945 "Io Shima" KIA; USA
Dill, Leaman Robert December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor, T. H. Elec. Mhte 2/c USN
Dinneen, Robert Spring of 1943 South Pacific USN
Doland, Pfc. Charles E. September 5, 1944 France KIA
Dudley, Sgt. George E. August 27, 1944 France USA
Edwards, Pfc. William H. March 6, 1945   Wounded in Germany February 19, 1945; USA
Ehrk, Pfc. Keith March 27, 1945 Germany  
Eller, S/Sgt. Jack - HHS February 24, 1945 Germany Inf.
Elyea, Charles R. October 8, 1944    
Engelbretson, Lt. Roy - HHS January 30, 1945 Belgium Inf.
Ernster, S/Sgt. Kenneth July 29, 1944 over Germany  
Evans, Cpl. Erving 1945 Philippines killed while a POW
Fanger, Archie Frank - HHS May 27, 1944 Italy USA
Frankenstein, T/Sgt. August April 19, 1945 Okinawa died of wounds
Furch, Lt. Marvin - HHS March 29, 1943 Ephrata, Washington plane crash; AAF
Gainor, Charles P. July 13, 1945 Puget Sound TM 2/c; fell from torpedo boat and drowned
Gardner, Donald - HHS August 10-12, 1943 South Atlantic Radioman, USN
Georgius, Lt. Melvin March 29, 1945 South Pacific airplane crash
Gillenberg, Erle March 19, 1945   reported lost on USS Carrier Franklin; EM 1/c
Gillenberg, Philip B. September 29, 1944 France died of wounds received in Holland
Gordon, Keith     plane crash; AR 3/c
Gosch, Herbert C. June 8, 1945 Europe Flight Officer
Gross, S/Sgt. John K. August 17, 1945 Mediterranean Sea  
Haffner, Pvt. Philip - HHS August 12, 1944 Italy  
Hagemo, Sgt. Olaf W. February 2, 1945 Japan died in prison camp
Hanson, Pvt. Alfred June 10, 1945 Mindanao  
Hermanson, Sgt. Earl November 12, 1944 Leyte AAF Gunner
Hornbeck, Avn. Cadet Robert H. - HHS January 16, 1942 Illinois plane crash
Huntwork, Pvt. Ralph C. May 7, 1945 Germany  
Jenks, Pfc. Robert D. November 23, 1944 Tarawa  
Jensen, Pft. Darold O. (Stub) December 15, 1944 Leyte  
Johnson, Pvt. Howard L. April 1945 Okinawa  
Krauter, Clifford E. June 24, 1944 New Guinea KIA
Kunze, Lt. Owen January 10, 1943 Egypt, Africa  
LaCraft, Lt. (jg) Kendall - HHS August 3, 1943 South Atlantic USN
Kleinsasser, Pvt. Arnold June 10, 1945 Okinawa  
Lamb, Timothy March 24, 1945 Germany Glider Troops
Lounsbury, Ivan Burton December 2, 1943 Atlantic Ocean (see note below) Gunner's Mate 3/c
Lyon, Pft. Thomas March 28, 1945   injuries received in Germany; USA
Maxvold, Pfc Elmer Lawrence - HHS August 2, 1944 Italy USA
Mann, PFC Ira December 16, 1944 Germany USA
McCreery, T-5 Carmen March 20, 1945 Germany KIA; USA
McFarling, Wesley Howard - HHS July 8, 1944 Pacific Chief Torpedoman's Mate; died on Destroyer in Pacific
McWeeney, 2nd Lt. Douglas - HHS January 14, 1944 Italy AAF
Moore, 2nd Lt. Russell I. June 21, 1944 Germany AAF
Neiffer, Sgt. Paul December 13, 1944 Leyte wounded Nov. 29, 1944; died of wounds
Olson, Pvt. Glenn May 20, 1945 Okinawa  
Parlee, T/5 Roger - HHS July 21, 1944 Italy USA
Pearce, 2nd Lt Dale January 31, 1943 Tunisia, Africa USA
Peterson, Nels June 15, 1944 France Army
Peterson, Raymond July 14, 1943 Indian Ocean presumed lost
Reedy, Henry Calvin May 18, 1945 Okinawa CQ
Roberts, Pvt. Pythias (Pete) - HHS June 18, 1944 France USA
Schmidt, S-Sgt Erwin July 27, 1944 Normandy, France USA
Shaw, Pvt. Stanley O. - HHS September 10, 1941 Panama, C.Z. died of Malaria
Strickland, Radioman Kendall - HHS January 28, 1945 Guadalcanal USCG
Schwartz, George May 20, 1945 Luzon  
Struck, Henry Joseph - HHS May 9, 1945 off Marcus Island Seaman 1/c
Swanson, Wesley N. April 4, 1944 off coast of France USN
Sweet, Lt. Philip - HHS March 27, 1942 England RCAF
Temmey, Larry - HHS May 18, 1945 near Kwajalein, Pacific Theater 1-c P.O.
Vachnitz, Emil 1944   KIA; USMC
Vallin, Wendell May 23, 1944 Italy Army, KIA
Verbeke, Pvt. Francis January 12, 1944 Spokane, WA USA
Vilhauer, Sgt. Eugene March 29, 1944 Germany USA
Voss, Pvt. Raymond G. October 24, 1944 Italy USA
Waldron, S 2/c Cecil William February 21, 1943 Seattle, WA USN
Walkington, Keith November 5, 1944 New Guinea Torpedoman's Mate 1/c
Walsh, Raymond - HHS March 4, 1943 Yankton, South Dakota U. S. Naval Cadet
Walter, Capt. Joseph Paul - HHS October 16, 1944 Italy USA
Watson, T/Sgt. Carroll May 28, 1943 Ft. Bragg, North Carolina USA
Wayne, Capt. Stanley - HHS January 8, 1944 Guadalcanal AAF
Windherst, S/Sgt Lyle - HHS April 19, 1945   died from wounds on Okinawa
Wollman, Sgt. Albert January 17, 1945 Luxon, Philippine Is. USA
Wollman, George F. December 6, 1944 Leyte  

Note regarding Ivan Burton Lousbury, from Loren Lounsbury, nephew: He was killed in a German air raid on Bari Harbor, Italy in December of 1943.  He actually died in a military hospital in Bari.

 


 
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