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Day County, South Dakota

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and
Army Air Forces Personnel 1946

Submitted and transcribed for Genealogy Trails by Sandra Davis

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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
Acker, Leonard W. 37323298 SGT KIA
Anderson, Willis C. 37149711 TEC5 DOW
Apel, Charles T. 6577700 SSG KIA
Block, Ernest 37583567 SGT KIA
Bowser, Benjamin O. 37288136 PFC KIA
Carlson, Zane Elwood 0-742843 CAPT KIA
Davidson, Quentin L. 0-763516 2LT KIA
Fiebelkorn, Lester 37250101 TEC4 DNB
Flattum, Hans 37028329 PFC DNB
Gruba, Dick R. 37032763 TEC5 DOW
Hatle, Lawrence A. 37250295 TEC5 KIA
Ives, Howard E. 37115075 PVT KIA
Jones, Delbert H. 36264371 SGT DNB
Kildahl, Paul H. 37547680 PFC KIA
Kirchmeier, Paul A. 37563362 PVT KIA
Knowles, McColley W. F. 17123099 PVT KIA
Kurkowski, Edmund H. 37775372 PVT KIA
Kvernevig, Palmer D. 35354033 PFC DNB
Lilly, Raymond H. 37558649 SGT DNB
McKnight, Herschel J. 0-225572 MAJ DNB
Moen, Midle A. 37250123 PFC KIA
Olson, Donald 37588207 PVT KIA
Petersen, Raymond H. 37250130 PFC DOW
Peterson, Marlin B. 37031467 PFC DNB
Reich, Harvey F. 37024829 SGT KIA
Sakariason, Percy E. 37313797 PFC DOW
Sebion, Robert 37418735 PFC KIA
Skoba, John E. T-129305 FLO KIA
Sorenson, Henry 20717471 SGT DOW
Soyland, Harold G. 37250138 PVT DNB
Stee, Wilfred E. 37149824 TEC4 DNB
Stern, Alvin J. 37314142 SGT KIA
Strand, Emil A. 37250107 PFC DNB
Thorne, Gale H. 6565951 CPL DNB
Urevig, Eddie R. 37025665 PFC DNB
Weyh, Sylvester G. 37595527 PVT KIA
Wormke, Ernest H. 37281655 PFC DNB

Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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