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Bon Homme County, South Dakota

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and
Army Air Forces Personnel from: South Dakota, 1946

Submitted and transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Sandra Davis


Grade Key

Abbr. Meaning Abbr. Meaning
GEN General (4 star) LTG Lieutenant General (3 star)
MG Major General (2 star) BG Brigadier General (1 star)
COL Colonel LTC Lieutenant Colonel
MAJ Major CAPT Captain
1LT First Lieutenant 2LT Second Lieutenant
CWO Chief Warrant Officer WOJG Warrant Officer Junior Grade
FLO Flight Officer AVC Aviation Cadet
MSG Master Sergeant 1SG First Sergeant
TSG Technical Sergeant SSG Staff Sergeant
TEC3 Technician Third Grade SGT Sergeant
TEC4 Technician Fourth Grade CPL Corporal
TEC5 Technician Fifth Grade PFC Private First Class
PVT Private ----- -----

Code Meaning
KIA Killed in Action
DOW Died of Wounds
DOI Died of Injuries
DNB Died non Battle
FOD Finding of Death under Public Law 490
M Missing persons

Name Serial Number Grade Status of Casualty
Arneson, Lester R. 37259942 PVT KIA
Babcock, Walter E. 37485946 PVT KIA
Bares, Wenceslaus B. 37124671 TEC4 DOW
Davis, Lewis W. 37473982 PVT DOW
Dew, Ouden Jake 37154965 PFC KIA
Giedd, Henry A. 0-341907 MAJ DNB
Grosshuesch, Paul A. 02035316 2LT KIA
Jenner, Altan A. 37119777 TEC4 KIA
Kadlec, Bernard R. 37154909 PVT KIA
Kepplinger, Vernon F. 37473992 PFC DOW
Kotalik, Robert 37154958 PFC KIA
Montgomery, Vincent E. 0-192382 MAJ DNB
Mudder, Helmuth 37772898 PVT DNB
Nedved, Lloyd 37038891 SSG DOW
Plihal, Edward E. 0-439262 1LT DNB
Simek, Charley 37154928 PFC KIA
Stolz, Jake Jr. 37462277 SSG KIA
Vaughters, Kenneth E. 37462277 SSG KIA
Wagner, James E. 17026470 PVT DNB
Weddell, Cyril D. 37772897 PFC KIA
Zogg, Andrew W. 6939896 SGT FOD

Source:  U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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