WMA KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED WHILE IN MILITARY SERVICE

KILLED IN ACTION – WORLD WAR II

Col. Paul A. Brickey, ‘11
USA, Medical Corps
Died in St. Louis, 1945

Lieut. (jg) J. Jacque Strause, ‘21
USN, Killed in action, 1942, en route Murmansk

Volunteer George E. Brannon, ‘24
American Field Service
Died of wounds in India, 1944

Capt. John D. Franciscus, ‘25
USA, Air Corps
Died in plane crash, 1943

Lt. Col. Max G. McCrory, ‘28
USA, Engineers
Died in Germany, 1945, in automobile accident

Commander H. S. Fulmer, ‘29
USN, Killed in 1945 when Jap suicide plane hit his ship

Lieut. Frank P. Viviano, ‘29
USA, Air Corps
Died in crash in England, 1943

Capt. Walter Derris, Jr., ’29 ***also listed in Prisoners
USA, Field Artillery
Killed by Japanese in Bilibed Prison, Manila, 1944

Lieut. Robert Hardy, ’30
USA, Armored Infantry
Killed in action, Roer River, Germany, 1944

Lieut. Max Mitchell, ‘30
USA, Infantry
Died of wounds received on Bougainville Island, 1944

S/Sgt. Joshua B. Hubbs, ‘31
USA, Chemical Warfare
Killed in 1944 when his ship struck mine off Anzio

Lieut. (jg) Edwin W. Hampton, ‘32
USN, Killed in explosion on U.S.S. Turner, 1944

Lt. Commander Edward H. O’Hare, ‘32
USN, Air Corps
Killed in combat in South Pacific, 1943

Lieut. Thomas Don Ferguson, ’32
USA, Infantry
Killed in action, France, 1945

Lieut. Chester P. Grimm, ’33 ***also listed in Missing
USA, Air Corps
Killed in action, 1943

2nd Lieut. Robert B. Secord, ‘33
USA, died in plane crash, 1943

Capt. Robert W. Rulkoetter, ‘34
USA, Air Corps
Killed in plane crash in Alabama, 1942

Herman Schippers, 1933-34 ***listed once as “Schippers” and once as “Schiffers”
Died when British ship was sunk off Australia

Capt. Ralph A. Colby, ‘35
USA, Ranger Battalion
Killed in action, Sicily, 1943

Capt. Rex K. Latham, ‘35
USA, Air Corps
Killed in plane crash in Arizona, 1943

1st Lieut. Douglas Boudeman, ‘36
USA, Air Corps
Killed in plane crash in Texas, 1943

Pvt. Bruce Cohn, 1935-36
USA, Cavalry
Killed in action

Capt. Henri Chouteau, Jr., ‘36
USA, Infantry
Died in Fukuoka Prison Camp, 1945

Pvt. Robert L. Jacobberger, ’36
USA, Air Corps, Gunner B-29
Killed in action, 1944

Capt. John L. Robinson, ‘36
USA, Air Corps
Killed in plane crash, Kelly Field, 1943

Capt. Robert E. Winkelmeyer, ‘36
USA, Air Corps
Killed in action in South Pacific, 1943

Pvt. Ralph Biddle, 1935-37
Killed in action

Lieut. Thomas E. Cartmell, 1936-37
USA, Air Corps
Killed in action over Germany, 1945

Lieut. (jg) Glenn W. Higbee, Jr., ‘37
USNR,
Died in hospital in United States, 1944

Pfc. James H. Oliver, 1936-37
Died in bomb explosion in England, 1944

1st Lieut. Albert Jackson Ellison, ‘38
USA, Airborne Infantry
Killed in action on Luzon, 1945

2nd Lieut. Carl Helmstetter, Jr., ‘38
USA, Air Corps
Killed in plane crash near Moore Field, 1942

Lieut. Peter W. Sommer, 1937-38
USA, Air Corps
Missing after flight over the North Sea

1st Lieut. J. B. Lyman, ‘38
USA, Air Corps
Killed in action in China, 1943

2nd Lieut. Vance I. Shield, Jr., ‘38
USA, Infantry
Killed in action in Sicily, 1943

Capt. George W. Stivers, ’38
USMC, Missing after five Navy bombers were lost of Florida, 1945

1st Lieut. Gerald Kadet, ‘39
USA, Air Corps
Killed n action in China, 1945

1st Lieut. James K. Latham, ‘39
USMC, Killed in action on Okinawa, 1945

1st Lieut. William Oldacre, ‘39
USA, Infantry
Killed in action in Cherbourgh, France, 1944

2nd Lieut. Dudley T. Atkins, ‘41
USA, Infantry
Died of wounds received near Rendova Island, 1943

Pvt. Howard Henderson, ‘41
USA, Air Corps
Killed in line of duty, Kingman Field, 1944

Pvt. Robert S. Gaston, ’41
USA, Killed in action, 1944

Lieut. John R. Meyers, ‘41
USA, Air Corps
Killed in action in Italy, 1944

Pfc. Otto J. Dickmann, Jr., ‘42
USA, Infantry
Killed in action, Luzon, 1945

Pfc. Robert V. Minner, 1939-41
USMC, Killed in action, Tinian Island, 1944

Cpl. Benjamin H. Goodman, Jr., ‘43
USA, Infantry
Killed in action in Germany, 1944

Cpl. Donald D. Kottler, ‘43
USA, Rangers
Killed in action in Italy, 1944

Pvt. William Harry Corcoran, ’45
USA, Died at Fort Custer, 1946




PRISONERS OF WAR

Capt. Arthur Bredenstein, ‘32
Prisoner of Japanese

Capt. Paul Casey, ‘36
Prisoner of Germans

Capt. Walter E. Derris, ’29 ***listed as killed in action
Prisoner of Japanese

Capt. Robert A. Foster, ‘36
Prisoner of Germans

Capt. John Fowler, ‘36
Prisoner of Germans

S/Sgt. Robert Kaplan, ‘43
Prisoner of Germans

Capt. Robert Milton Keith, ‘36
Prisoner of Germans

Lt. Edgar Kummer, ‘42
Prisoner of Germans

Capt. Thomas D. Rush, ‘36
Prisoner of Germans

Lt. John Scherer, ‘40
Prisoner in Roumania

MISSING

S/Sgt. Douglas Deacon, ‘39
Lt. C. P. Grimm, ’33 ***listed as killed in action
S/Sgt. Richard R. Schleyer, ‘41
Pvt. Robert C. Schulman, ‘41
Lt. George W. Wenthe, ‘36

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