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World War 2 Casualties


Casualty Codes:
KIA = Killed in Action
DNB - Died, Non-Battle
DOW - Died of Wounds
DOI - Died of Injuries

FOD - Finding of Death
M = Missing
POW - Prisoner of War


Assembled by O.A.Prier, WW2 veteran, Life Member VFW, American Legion.
additions by K. L. Ortman


Believed to be accurate as of July 1, 2007

Soldier
Last Name

First Name

Grade

Casuality

Died

Buried

Comments

Allain, Joseph V. Sgt M      
Allison, Robert Lt Jg DNB

11 Aug 1955

Robinson New  
Apgar, Gorman L. Pfc   Feb 1945 Robinson Old  
Bachelor, Harold K. Pvt DNB

28 Jan 1945

Hutsonville Old  
Berger, Robt Pfc USM KIA

9 Jun 1945

Otbn, Lawence Co.  
Blakely, Paul A. Pfc KIA 1 Jan 1945    
Bline, William A. Pfc KIA

12 Feb 1945

Bellair  
Bower, John Clark S Sgt DOW

6 Jun 1945

Hutsonville New  
Brown, Dee Tc Sgt DNB

9 Nov 1942

Newlin  
Brown, James Herbert 1Lt AAC  

 

Morea  
Byran, William E. Pfc KIA

29 Apr 1945

Mt Pleasant  
Calvert, Frank    

26 Apr 1945

Oblong  
Canary, Howard USN KIA   at Sea  
Carter, Taylor T SG KIA      
Caywood, David R. Pfc AAC  

28 Jun 1944

Oblong  
Cody, Virgil, E. J. T SG KIA

10 Jan 1945

Robinson New  
Colliflower, Winfred S1c USN  

2 Jun 1943

Oak Grove  
Cooley, Charles R. Pvt KIA      
Correll, Herbert Allen Pvt USMC  

7 May 1945

Jones F. R.  
Crozier, Lavaughn LtJg USN  

9 Jun 1945

Robinson New  
Dauwalder, Raymond C. T/3 KIA

20 Apr 1945

France  
Dennis,. Robert J. Pvt. KIA      
Dickey Rex E. S SG DNB

 

   
Dunlap, John P. Pfc KIA

1945

Robinson New  
Engleman, Richard J. 1 LT KIA      
Eveland, Charles W. Pvt DOW

21 Oct 1944

Robinson New  
Fagan, Arthur Cpl DNB

24 Jul 1942

Robinson New  
Finkbiner, William TSgt AAF DNB

9 Jan 1945

Zion, Clark Co  
Fisher, Jesse A. Pfc FOD      
Fowler, Edmund F. Sea/1 KIA

19 Mar 1945

  Not on VFW Wall
Gauger, William R. 1 LT KIA      
Gifford, Robert O. 2 LT POW   Germany  
Goff, Ivan P. Sgt KIA      
Grant, William A. LT1 USN  

1945

Robinson New  
Grossman, William III Lt USN KIA   Robinson New  
Guyer, Joseph A. Pfc KIA   Hutsonville  
Hackett, Elsa E. Pfc   15 Dec 1943 Bellair  
Hamilton, Leo E. S Sgt FOD      
Hayes, James O. Pfc FOD

1944

Robinson New  
Hein, Glen L. 2nd LT DNB      
Hess, Charles T., Jr. 2nd LT DNB      
Hill, Wilbur L. Pvt DOW

28 May 1944

Olive Branch  
Hoke, Robert E. 1 LT DNB 2 Apr l944 Hardinville  
Holloway, Joseph J. LT1 USN  

1943

Robinson New  
Immel, Donald Dean Pfc  

30 Jul 1944

Harmony  
Jared, Harold M. Pvt KIA

21 Aug 1946

Hutsonville New  
Jones, Lyman McKinley Pvt  

12 Dec 1943

Beckwith  
Kenefake, Martin J. Jr. Cpl KIA

23 Jun 1945

Robinson New  
Klump, Frank D. CAPT FOD      
Lamb, Leroy Pvt KIA      
LeFever, Richard James Pvt KIA

24 Sep 1944

Italy, Mounds  
Liston, Forrest Eugene Pfc KIA

18 Dec 1944

Robinson New  
Maddock, Donald E.          
Martin, Hershel Pfc KIA

21 Sep 1944

Hutsonville New  
Masters, William Harry 2LT KIA

12 May 1943

Robinson New  
Mc Carty, William E. 2LT KIA      
McCormick, Ralph    

 

   
McDaniel, Eugene M/M  

7 Oct 1942

LaMotte  
Mercer, George W. S/Sgt KIA   Robinson New  
Miller, Darrell, E. Pfc KIA

13 Jul 1944

Robinson New  
Mills, Maurice Clayton SSgt DOI

10 Sep 1944

missing  
Muir, Samuel Morgan Pfc USMC  

4 May 1945

   
Musgrave, William K. SSgt KIA   missing  
Newlin, Robert V. FL O KIA

11 Mar 1943

   
Newsome, Dallas J. Jr.   DNB

22 Jan 1945

Robinson New  
Pierson, Glendon B. SSgt FOD      
Ping, Paul Robert Pfc KIA

21 Oct

White Oak  
Pleasant, Douglas N. Sgt  

7 Jul 1944

Robinson New  
Purcell, Lester W. Pfc KIA   Good Hope  
Quick, Glen E. Cpl KIA

7 Aug 1944

Kirk  
Rankin, Joesph Robert Pvt KIA

21 Aug 1944

   
Reynolds, Weir H. Pct KIA

4 Jan 1944

   
Rich, Carl Sgt DOW      
Rich, Lyman L. Pvt DNB   West York  
Riker, David N 2 LT FOD      
Ryerson, Carroll Sgt KIA

19 Mar 1945

Lamotte  
Ryerson, George M. Tec 5 KIA

15 Feb 1944

Robinson New  
Sargent, Albert A. Pvt KIA      
Schade, Victor E. Pfc DOW      
Schroy, . Murray Jr Y2c USN  

6 Nov 1944

   
Scott, Vernice (Jack) Pvt DNB

30 May 1944

   
Seitzinger, Jack       Port Jackson  
Shaffar, Willis R. Cpl DNB      
Shayrock, Leroy L.          
Smith, Garnet L. Pfc KIA   Dugan  
Spaugh, Gerald Edward BM10 USN  

18 Jun 1944

Jones FR  
Stanfield, Hershel M/M1cUSN   5 Jan 1946    
Stanley, Edward Pft KIA   West York  
Taylor, Charles C. Pvt   Apr 1943 Robinson New  
Teasly, Harry Major DNB   White Oak  
Tohill, William H. Pvt KIA 6 Aug 1943    
Ulm, Robert Cpl DOW 10 Jun 1944    
Vaughn, Carl Pfc USM   28 Feb 1945    
Wallisa, Owen E. Cpl KIA POW 7 Sep Robinson New  
Watts, Richard Byrl PtSgt USM   2 Aug 1944 York  
Weck, Roy Amos Pfc KIA 14 Feb 1945 York  
Wells, Myron Walter 2 LT KIA* 2 Aug 1944 Wesley Chapel *Malesherbes, France
Whitman, Harold E. Pfc USM KIA 15 Jun 1944 York  
Whitman, Lewis A. Pvt KIA 11 Jul 1943 York Sicily  
Whitmer, . Alger. D TEC4 DNB      
Whitmer, Howard W. Pvt   28 Dec 1944    
Wilson, Woodrow Sgt   4 Apr 1946 Oblong  
Winteringer, Thomas P. LT M 26 May 1945    
Wright, Ivan Millard TSgt AAC KIA 20 Apr 1944    

Sources:
Crawford County County Clerk office
Crawford County Historical Society, Robinson, IL.
Illinois Veterans' Commision, Honor Roll, Crawford Co.IL.
Replies from "Daily News" article
Robinson IL. Township Office
Robinson Public Library
Service Record, WWI and WW2 Oblong, ILL.
The History Guy, American Military History
VFW organization and Museum




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