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Custer County, South Dakota

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

(This list may or may not be complete)

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 ----- -----

Casualty Key

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
Arnold, Thomas C. 17005507 PFC KIA
Baker, Havard H. 37775245 PFC KIA
Bristol, Roy D. 0-667644 2LT DNB
Cuny, Jess V. 37481792 PFC KIA
Drain, Ralph H. 37036720 PFC DNB
Eide, Paul 37032566 SGT KIA
Fetzner, Harold V. 37128738 CPL DNB
Gira, John F. 17021055 MSG DNB
Hasselstrom, Carl 37123731 SGT KIA
Kidwell, Robert K. 19099960 PFC DNB
Libolt, James M., Jr. 37038785 TSG KIA
Linton, Nelson M. 37152832 PFC KIA
Mattox, Ormand A. 37478381 PVT KIA
Mendenhall, Stanley F. 37462553 PVT KIA
Morgan, Andrew S. 37152778 CPL KIA
Overlin, James F. 37265445 PFC KIA
Peters, William L. 17150457 PFC KIA
Soper, Ralph L. 17005780 SSG KIA
Tanner, Stuart S. 37464982 PFC KIA
Two-Bulls, Earl J. 37477305 PVT KIA
Winterberg, Thomas H. 17054579 SSG DNB


Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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