Fallen County Heroes -  Montgomery County, MD

We solemnly remember and pay tribute to the County’s fallen service members who have died in service to our country since World War I. The records show these men and women as enlisting, being originally from, or having at one time lived in Montgomery County.

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Global War on Terror -  Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Inherent Resolve / Operation Freedom's Sentinel / Operation New Dawn (PDF)   (September 11, 2001 - Present)

 

Army SPC Thomas Joseph (

Army SPC Thomas Joseph ("T.J.") Barbieri

Army SPC Thomas Joseph (“T.J.”) Barbieri, 24, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Barbieri died when his patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire during combat operations in Yusifiyah, Iraq. He was assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Gave his life on August 23, 2006. Attended Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville but transferred to Poolesville High School his senior year.

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Marine Corps Cpl Kirk Jay Bosselmann

Marine Corps Cpl Kirk Jay Bosselmann, 21, of Dickerson, Maryland. Bosselmann died from wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to H&S Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Gave his life on November 27, 2004. Graduated from Poolesville High School in 2001.

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Marine Corps LCpl Julian T. Brennan

Marine Corps LCpl Julian T. Brennan, 25, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Brennan was killed in action while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Graduated in 2002 from Barrie High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Gave his life on January 24, 2009. Graduated from the New York American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2005.

Army SFC Allan E. Brown

Army SFC Allan E. Brown

Army SFC Allan E. Brown, 46, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Brown died at Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, from injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device in Bagram, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Gave his life on December 7, 2016.

Army CPT Brian M. Bunting

Army CPT Brian M. Bunting

Army CPT Brian M. Bunting, 29, of Potomac, Maryland. Bunting died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was a member of the Individual Ready Reserve, assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Syracuse, New York. Gave his life on February 24, 2009. Graduated from Bullis High School and from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Army SPC Armer Nathan Burkart

Army SPC Armer Nathan Burkart

Army SPC Armer Nathan Burkart, 26, of Rockville, Maryland. Burkart died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat patrol operations in Abu Ghraib, Iraq. He was assigned to Troop B, 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. Gave his life on May 11, 2006. Graduated from Col. Zadok Magruder High School in 1997. Attended Lehigh University for two years.

Marine Corps LCpl Dennis J. Burrow

Marine Corps LCpl Dennis J. Burrow

Marine Corps LCpl Dennis J. Burrow, 23, of Rockville, Maryland. Burrow died in the Helmand Province in Afghanistan while supporting combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Gave his life on August 7, 2009. Graduated from Col. Zadok Magruder High School in 2004. Attended Massanutten Military Academy.

Army LTC David E. Cabrera

Army LTC David E. Cabrera

Army LTC David E. Cabrera, 41, of Olney, Maryland. Cabrera died in Kabul Province, Afghanistan. He was a licensed clinical social worker and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Gave his life on October 29, 2011. Attended Sam Houston High School in Texas. Graduated from Texas A&M University.

Army SPC Jonathan David Cadavero

Army SPC Jonathan David Cadavero

Army SPC Jonathan David Cadavero, 24, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Cadavero died of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to HHC, 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum, NY. Gave his life on February 27, 2007. Graduated high school in New Jersey. Graduated cum laude from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland.

Marine Corps Sgt Alessandro Carbonaro

Marine Corps Sgt Alessandro Carbonaro

Marine Corps Sgt Alessandro Carbonaro, 28, of Bethesda, Maryland. Carbonaro died at Landsthul Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on May 1, 2006. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Gave his life on May 10, 2006. Graduated from Sandy Spring High School in 1997.


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Justin R. Davis

Army PFC Justin R. Davis

Army PFC Justin R. Davis, 19, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Davis died in Korengal Outpost, Afghanistan (near Kunar Province), when he was attacked by indirect fire while on patrol during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York. Gave his life on June 25, 2006. Graduated from Col. Zadok Magruder High School in 2005. View full profile

Thomas Karl Doerflinger

Army SPC Thomas Karl Doerflinger

Army SPC Thomas Karl Doerflinger, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Doerflinger died in Mosul, Iraq, when his unit received small arms fire while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington. Gave his life on November 11, 2004. Graduated from Springbrook High School in 2002 and received an International Baccalaureate degree.

Robert Hernandez

Army SSG Robert Hernandez

Army SSG Robert Hernandez, 47, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Hernandez died from wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Al Taqaddum, Iraq. He was assigned to the Army Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 318th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 80th Division (Institutional Training), Fort Meade, Maryland. Gave his life on March 28, 2006.

Brendan J. Looney

Navy LT (SEAL) Brendan J. Looney

Navy LT (SEAL) Brendan J. Looney, 29, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Looney died in the Zabul Province, Afghanistan, in a helicopter crash during combat operations. Looney was assigned to a West Coast-based SEAL Team. Gave his life on September 21, 2010. Graduated from DeMatha Catholic High School and United States Naval Academy in 2004.

James R. McIlvaine

Marine Corps Sgt James R. McIlvaine

Marine Corps Sgt James R. McIlvaine, 26, of Olney, Maryland. McIlvaine died in Baharia, Iraq, while supporting combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. Gave his life on April 30, 2009. Graduated from Sherwood High School and from Massanutten Military Academy in Virginia.

Moises A. Navas

Marine Corps Capt. Moises A. Navas

Marine Corps Capt. Moises A. Navas, 34, of Germantown, Maryland. Navas suffered wounds received while supporting Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS stronghold in a mountaineous area of north central Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Gave his life on March 8, 2020. Graduated from Quince Orchard High School.

Anthony A. Paci

Army SPC Anthony A. Paci

Army SPC Anthony A. Paci, 30, of Rockville, Maryland. Paci died in Gereshk, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered during a vehicle rollover. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Gave his life on March 4, 2010. Attended Walt Whitman High School.

Bruce E Price

Army CW2 Bruce E. Price

Army CW2 Bruce E. Price, 37, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Price died in Kajaki, Afghanistan, when individuals using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire ambushed his unit. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Gave his life on May 15, 2004. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1985 and attended Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Barun Rai

Army SPC Barun Rai

Army SPC Barun Rai, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Rai died in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover. He was assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany. Gave his life on August 3, 2011. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 2005.

Rodrigo A. Munguia Rivas

Army SPC Rodrigo A. Munguia Rivas

Army SPC Rodrigo A. Munguia Rivas, 27, of Germantown, Maryland. Rivas died in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds from indirect fire after his unit came under attack. He was assigned to 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, NY. Gave his life on June 21, 2009. Graduated from Col. Zadok Magruder High School in 2000.



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Michael R. Stahlman

Marine Corps Col Michael R. Stahlman

Marine Corps Col Michael R. Stahlman, 45, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Stahlman died from injuries sustained in a nonhostile incident in Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. Gave his life on October 5, 2008. Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1985.

Adam S. Thomas

Army SSG Adam S. Thomas

Army SSG Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Thomas died while on patrol in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, CO. Gave his life on October 5, 2016.

James J. Walton

Army LTC James J. Walton

Army LTC James J. Walton, 41, of Rockville, Maryland. Walton died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. He was assigned to a Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. Gave his life on June 21, 2008. Graduated from St. John’s College High School and the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1989. In his honor, the James Walton Home in Phoenix, Arizona was founded through Project Veterans Pride to provide transitional housing, psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery services, job training, and permanent housing in order that our homeless veterans may return to productive lives with "Pride".



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Gulf War (PDF)   (August 2, 1990 – February 28, 1991)

Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr.

Air Force Capt Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr.

Air Force Capt Thomas Clifford Bland, Jr., 26, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was co-pilot of AC-130H Spectre Gunship “Spirit 03” of the 16th Special Operations Squadron, U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. Bland was killed in action in an aircraft crash off the coast Kuwait. Gave his life January 31, 1991. Row 5 Block 1 on the Gulf War Veterans Memorial. Graduated from Seneca Valley High School 1982.

 

Vietnam War (PDF)   (November 1, 1955 – April 30, 1975) 

Montgomery County Sentinel - Montgomery's War Dead 1963 to 1970  (PDF )

Press Release: Montgomery County Dedicates Vietnam Veterans Memorial
 

Vietnam War MemorialVietnam Memorial Dedication - County Cable Montgomery (Video)

The Vietnam War lasted more than 17 years, ending in 1975. On May 21st, 2018, more than forty years later, Montgomery County Maryland paid homage to those residents who never came home from that war with a special ceremony. Susan Kenedy has the story.


 

Robert William Abernathy

Army SP4 Robert William Abernathy

Army SP4 Robert William Abernathy, 20, of Rockville, Maryland. Abernathy was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Darlac, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade. Gave his life on March 4, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 42E, Line 59. Graduated from Robert E. Peary High School in 1965.

George Robert Andrews

Air Force Capt George Robert Andrews

Air Force Capt George Robert Andrews, 25, of Glen Echo Heights, Maryland. Andrews died while missing after his plane crashed in Kien Tuong Province, South Vietnam when he was protecting South Vietnamese river boats on his second tour of duty. His body was recovered. He was assigned to 615th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 35th Tactical Fighter Wing, 7th Air Force. Gave his life on October 15, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel W17, Line 80. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1961 and from the University of Maryland in 1966 with a degree in engineering.

John Arthur Ansell, Jr.

Army PFC John A. Ansell, Jr.

Army PFC John A. Ansell, Jr., 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. Ansell died while missing after a ground casualty in Thua Thien Province in South Vietnam. His body was recovered. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on May 2, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 53E, Line 44. Attended Northwestern and Bladensburg High School. Awarded a Purple Heart posthumously.

Frederick Allen Barclay

Army SP4 Frederick Allen Barclay

Army SP4 Frederick Allen Barclay, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Barclay was killed in action by small arms fire in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on May 5, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 54E, Line 42. Graduated from Wheaton High School in 1966.

Harold Edward Barnard

Army SGT Harold Edward Barnard

Army SGT Harold Edward Barnard, 29, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Barnard was killed in action from an explosive device in Long Khanh, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile). Gave his life on June 6, 1971. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 03W – Line 68.

Martin John Begosh

Army SP4 Martin John Begosh

Army SP4 Martin John Begosh, 20, of Rockville, Maryland. Begosh was killed in action as a result of hostile action when his helicopter crashed on land in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 1st Aviation Brigade. Gave his life on August 18, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 48W, Line 37. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1965.

John Anthony Bifareti, Jr.

Army SGT John Anthony Bifareti, Jr.

Army SGT John Anthony Bifareti, Jr., 24, of Rockville, Maryland. Bifareti was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Binh Duong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 14th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on May 17, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 61E, Line 23. Graduated from high school in Pittsburgh in 1960, and attended the University of Notre Dame.

Harold Douglas Biller

Army SP5 Harold Douglas Biller

Army SP5 Harold Douglas Biller, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Biller was killed in action when his vehicle hit a land mine near Nui Dat, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 175th Radio Relay Company, 509th Army Security Agency Group. Gave his life on February 25, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 31W – Line 43rd. Graduated from Wheaton High School in 1965, and attended the University of Maryland.

William Ronald Bissell

Marine Corps Pvt William Ronald Bissell

Marine Corps Pvt William Ronald Bissell, 19, of Cabin John, Maryland. Bissel was killed in action from small arms fire while on a patrol in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Company E, 27th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Gave his life on May 22, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 65E, Line 5. Graduated from Walt Whitman High School in 1966 and served on Cabin John Volunteer Fire Department.

William Joseph Boehm

Army PFC William Joseph Boehm

Army PFC William Joseph Boehm, 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Boehm was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Kontum, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Gave his life on June 22, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 22E, Line 36. Graduated St. John’s High School in 1965, and attended Montgomery College.

John Michael Bowers

Marine Corps LCpl John Michael Bowers

Marine Corps LCpl John Michael Bowers, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Bowers was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was assigned to E Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on March 21, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 06E, Line 28. Graduated from Northwood High School in 1963.

 

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Richard Bert Bruce

Army SP4 Richard Bert Bruce

Army SP4 Richard Bert Bruce, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Bruce died of non-combat injuries in Gia Dinh, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 1st Signal Brigade. Gave his life on March 18, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 29W, Line 68.

Robert Newton Brumet

Air Force Capt Robert Newton Brumet

Air Force Capt Robert Newton Brumet, 36, of Bethesda, Maryland. Brumet was killed in air action southwest of Saigon, South Vietnam and died while missing. His body was recovered. He was assigned to 1st Air Commando Squadron, 34th Tactical Group, 13th Air Force. Gave his life on April 9, 1964. Served 16 years in the military.

Lance Dunham Brunson

Army CPL Lance Dunham Brunson

Army CPL Lance Dunham Brunson, 20, of Garrett Park, Maryland. Brunson died of non-combat related injuries while on a combat mission near Saigon, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on August 6, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 24E, Line 82. Graduated from Albert Einstein High School in 1966.

Charles Gilman Butler, Jr.

Marine Corps LCpl Charles Gilman Butler, Jr.

Marine Corps LCpl Charles Gilman Butler, Jr., 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Butler was killed in action from small arms fire while on patrol in Quang Tin, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters and Service Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Gave his life on August 1, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 24E, Line 59. Graduated from Springbrook High School in 1965.

John Henry Call, III

Air Force Capt John Henry Call, III

Air Force Capt John Henry Call, III, 25, of Potomac, Maryland. Call was killed in action as a result of hostile action when his helicopter crashed on land in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. Gave his life on April 6, 1972. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 02W, Line 130.

Francis Edward Camden, Jr.

Navy EON3 Francis Edward Camden, Jr.

Navy EON3 Francis Edward Camden, Jr., 19, of Wheaton, Maryland. Camden was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 62, 3rd Naval Construction Brigade. Gave his life on January 20, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 14E, Line 55. Attended Sligo Junior High School.

Darrell Edward Campanello

Marine Corps Pfc Darrell Edward Campanello

Marine Corps Pfc Darrell Edward Campanello, 18, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Campanello was killed in action from an explosive device while on patrol in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 1st Marine Division. Gave his life on June 3, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 61W, Line 21. Attended Springbrook High School.

John Alan Capasso

Army SGT John Alan Capasso

Army SGT John Alan Capasso, 20, of Rockville, Maryland. Capasso was killed in action from wounds suffered from an explosive device in Phu Yen, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Company D, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Gave his life on May 7, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 11W, Line 121. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1967.

Robert Matthew Carlozzi

Marine Corps LCpl Robert Matthew Carlozzi

Marine Corps LCpl Robert Matthew Carlozzi, 20, of Wheaton, Maryland. Carlozzi was killed in action from small arms fire while on a reconnaissance mission in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on October 27, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 28E, Line 79. Graduated from Wheaton High School in 1966.

Lewis Edgar Casner, Jr.

Marine Corps 1stLt Lewis Edgar Casner, Jr.

Marine Corps 1stLt Lewis Edgar Casner, Jr., 25, of Potomac, Maryland. Casner was killed in action in a helicopter crash in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Marine Light Helicopter Squadron-167, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Gave his life on July 19, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 08W, Line 31.

William J. Christmas, III

Marine Corps 2ndLt William J. Christman, III

Marine Corps 2ndLt William J. Christman, III, 23, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Christman was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on February 22, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 32W, Line 77. Graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1963 and Concord College, Athens, West Virgina in 1968.

Larry Monroe Clark

Army SP4 Larry Monroe Clark

Army SP4 Larry Monroe Clark, 20, of Olney, Maryland. Clark was killed in action from small arms fire in South Vietnam. He was assigned to Company C, 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. Gave his life on February 2, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 36E, Line 68.



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Ernest Wesley Cole

Marine Corps Sgt Ernest Wesley Cole

Marine Corps Sgt Ernest Wesley Cole, 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Cole was killed in action from artillery, rocket, or mortar. He was assigned to Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 13th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Gave his life on February 7, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 37E, Line 80.

Jeremiah Frederick Costello

Air Force Capt Jeremiah Frederick Costello

Air Force Capt Jeremiah Frederick Costello, 29, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Costello was killed in action in a helicopter crash in Cambodia. He was assigned to 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, 7th Air Force. Gave his life on May 25, 1973. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 01W, Line 117.

James Michael Coyle

Army CPT James Michael Coyle

Army CPT James Michael Coyle, 25, of Rockville, Maryland. Coyle was killed in action as an advisor to the Vietnamese Army’s 7th Division in Kein Hoa Province, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 41st ARVN Ranger Battalion, SD-5891, Headquarters, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on August 20, 1964. Graduated from high school in Turkey, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1961.

Kevin Mark Coyne

Marine Corps LCpl Kevin Mark Coyne

Marine Corps LCpl Kevin Mark Coyne, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Coyne was killed in action by small arms fire while on patrol in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on June 7, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 59W, Line 21. Graduated from Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in 1965 and attended Montgomery College.

Gerald Lee Crosby

Army PFC Gerald Lee Crosby

Army PFC Gerald Lee Crosby, 21, of Rockville, Maryland. Crosby was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Chu Chi, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the A Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on June 28, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 08E, Line 104. Attended Broome Junior High School.

James Richard Cumberpatch, Jr.

Army SP4 James Richard Cumberpatch, Jr.

Army SP4 James Richard Cumberpatch, Jr., 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. Cumberpatch was killed in action by small arms fire in Tuy Hoa, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile). Gave his life on June 23, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 08E, Line 79. Attended Walter Johnson and received diploma in service.

Richard Savage Cunningham

Army SP4 Richard Savage Cunningham

Army SP4 Richard Savage Cunningham, 22, of Spencerville, Maryland. Cunningham was killed in action by small arms fire in Cambodia. He was assigned to H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry. Gave his life on May 14, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 10W, Line 39. Attended Good Counsel High School, graduated from Staunton Military Academy in Staunton, VA in 1966, and attended Montgomery College.

Henry David Custen

Marine Corps Pfc Henry David Custen

Marine Corps Pfc Henry David Custen, 20, of Wheaton, Maryland. Custen was killed in action by artillery, rock, or mortar in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters & Service Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on February 23, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 32W, Line 97. Attended Wheaton High School and received diploma in the service.

Kenneth Julian Cymbalski

Army CPL Kenneth Julian Cymbalski

Army CPL Kenneth Julian Cymbalski, 21, of Rockville, Maryland. Cymbalski died from multiple fragmentation wounds in Binh Thuan, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on July 10, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 21W, Line 92. Graduated Robert E. Peary High School in 1965 and attended the University of Maryland.

Charles Richard Dale

Army SGT Charles Richard Dale

Army SGT Charles Richard Dale, 30, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Dale was killed in action from small arms fire in Binn Son, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile). Gave his life on February 23, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 05E, Line 64. Attended Gaithersburg High School and received his diploma in the service.

Patrick A. Deck, Jr

Army 1LT Patrick A. Deck, Jr.

Army 1LT Patrick A. Deck, Jr., 35, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Deck died at Walter Reed 11 years after receiving multiple fragmentation wounds during combat in North Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 502nd Aviation Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Group. Gave his life on February 2, 1977. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 01W, Line 63.

 

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Tommy Eugene Dickerson

Marine Corps Pfc Tommy Eugene Dickerson

Marine Corps Pfc Tommy Eugene Dickerson, 19, of Rockville, Maryland. Dickerson was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tin, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on May 3, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 19E, Line 23.

Carroll

Marine Corps Pfc Carroll “Cary” Stephen Dieudonne

Marine Corps Pfc Carroll “Cary” Stephen Dieudonne, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Dieudonne was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on July 5, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 53W, Line 21. Graduated from Springbrook High School in 1965 and attended Montgomery College.

Robert D. Donaldson

Army SP5 Robert D. Donaldson

Army SP5 Robert D. Donaldson, 22, of Dickerson, Maryland. Donaldson was killed in action from small arms fire in Phu Cat, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. Gave his life on January 31, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 04E, Line 122. Attended Poolesville High School.

Walter Lloyd Drosd

Marine Corps LCpl Walter Lloyd Drosd

Marine Corps LCpl Walter Lloyd Drosd, 19, of Kensington, Maryland. Drosd was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Radio Relay & C Company, 5th Communication Battalion, 1st Force Service Regiment, Force Logistical Command, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on May 28, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 64W, Line 8. Attended Albert Einstein High School and earned equivalency diploma.

Bruce Chalmers Ducat

Air Force Maj Bruce Chalmers Ducat

Air Force Maj Bruce Chalmers Ducat, 25, of Bethesda, Maryland. Ducat died as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. His body was recovered. He was assigned to 389th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, 7th Air Force. Gave his life on December 2, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 12E, Line 4. Attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.

Frank M. Dunsmore, Jr.

Army SP4 Frank M. Dunsmore, Jr.

Army SP4 Frank M. Dunsmore, Jr., 21, of Wheaton, Maryland. Dunsmore was killed in action south from small arms fire in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade. Gave his life on January 2, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 15W, Line 118. Graduated from Wheaton High School in 1966 and was employed until drafted in 1968.

Leslie Milton Dyson, Jr.

Army PV1 Leslie Milton Dyson, Jr.

Army PV1 Leslie Milton Dyson, Jr., 19, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Dyson was killed in action from small arms fire in Long An, South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division. Gave his life on August 27, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 46W, Line 40.

George Lemuel Ellis

Army SP5 George Lemuel Ellis

Army SP5 George Lemuel Ellis, 46, of Glen Echo, Maryland. Ellis died of a non-combat related illness in South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters Army Depot, 1st Logistical Command. Gave his life on August 5th, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 09E, Line 106.

Richard G. Engelman

Marine Corps Pfc Richard G. Engelman

Marine Corps Pfc Richard G. Engelman, 19, of Rockville, Maryland. Engelman was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on May 3, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 07E, Line 19. Honor graduate of Robert Peary High School in 1964 and attended University of Arizona.

Richard Fieller

Army SGT Richard Fieller

Army SGT Richard Fieller, 29, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Fieller was killed in action from small arms fire in South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division. Gave his life on January 29, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 04E, Line 108. Native of New York.



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Charles Lawrence Flott

Army CPT Charles Lawrence Flott

Army CPT Charles Lawrence Flott, 23, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Flott died in a non-combat related airplane crash in Pleiku, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Strategic Technical Directorate Assistance Team – 10, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors, Military Assistance Command Vietnam. Gave his life on June 5th, 1972. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 01W, Line 36.

Clayton Eugene Fraley

Army PV2 Clayton Eugene Fraley

Army PV2 Clayton Eugene Fraley, 20, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Fraley was killed in action from small arms fire in Pleiku, South Vietnam. He was assigned to D Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division. Gave his life on March 6, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 30W, Line 53. Attended Gaithersburg High School.

Robert Michael Gaffigan

Marine Corps LCpl Robert Michael Gaffigan

Marine Corps LCpl Robert Michael Gaffigan, 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Gaffigan died of wounds suffered during friendly fire in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Combined Action Platoon 2-2-1, Casualty Assistance 2-2, 2nd Civil Affairs Group, Combined Action, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on October 26, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 06W, Line 23.

Robert Wayne Gardner

Army CW2 Robert Wayne Gardner

Army CW2 Robert Wayne Gardner, 22, of Wheaton, Maryland. Gardner died in a combat-related helicopter crash in Pleiku, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 281st Assault Helicopter Company, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 17th Combat Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. Gave his life on April 27, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 11W, Line 58. Graduated from Wheaton High School in 1965 and attended Montgomery College and the University of Maryland.

Stephen Jonathan Geist

Army SSG Stephen Jonathan Geist POW MIA Flag

Army SSG Stephen Jonathan Geist, 27, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Geist died in a non-combat related air plane crash. His body was not recovered. He was assigned to Detachment A-332, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), III Corps. Gave his life on September 26, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 27E, Line 15.

Stephen Frederick George

Army 1LT Stephen Frederick George

Army 1LT Stephen Frederick George, 27, of Silver Spring, Maryland. George died in an accident while on mission in Pleiku Province, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, 4th Infantry Division. Gave his life on December 28, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 15W, Line 103. Graduated from St. John’s High School in 1959 and attended the Universities of Maryland and Pittsburgh.

Robert Roxburgh Groom

Army CPL Robert Roxburgh Groom

Army CPL Robert Roxburgh Groom, 20, of Rockville, Maryland. Groom was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tin, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on November 11, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 29E, Line 72. Graduated from West Nottingham Academy, Colora, Maryland in 1966.

James Buckner Hal

Army CPL James Buckner Hall

Army CPL James Buckner Hall, 21, of Rockville, Maryland. Hall was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Binh Duong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on January 4, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 33E, Line 37. Graduated from the American High School in Frankfurt, Germany, and attended Wake Forest College and Montgomery College.

James Oscar Hall, Jr.

Marine Corps Pfc James Oscar Hall, Jr.

Marine Corps Pfc James Oscar Hall, Jr., 20, of Wheaton, Maryland. Hall was killed in action in a helicopter crash in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to D Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division. Gave his life on June 21, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 22W, Line 105. Graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 1967 and attended Montgomery College in Rockville.

 

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Steve Westlel Harris

Army PFC Steve Westlel Harris

Army PFC Steve Westlel Harris, 22, of Rockville, Maryland. Harris died of wounds suffered from an explosive device in South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on August 15, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 10E, Line 8. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1964.

David Meldrum Hart

Marine Corps LCpl David Meldrum Hart

Marine Corps LCpl David Meldrum Hart, 21, of Wheaton, Maryland. Hart was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on May 10, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 19E, Line 81. Attended Wheaton High School.

Eugene Winfield Hartman

Air Force Maj Eugene Winfield Hartman

Air Force Maj Eugene Winfield Hartman, 37, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Hartman died in a combat related air plane crash in Lam Dong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 345th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 314th Tactical Airlift Wing, 13th Air Force. Gave his life on September 6, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 45W, Line 52.

Terrin Dinsmore Hicks

Air Force Lt Col Terrin Dinsmore Hicks POW/MIA Flag

Air Force Lt Col Terrin Dinsmore Hicks, 41, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Hicks died in a combat related air plane crash in North Vietnam. His body was not recovered. He was assigned to 14th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 7th Air Force. Gave his life on August 15, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 48W, Line 18. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1954.

Robert M. Higginbotham

Army SP4 Robert M. Higginbotham

Army SP4 Robert M. Higginbotham, 23, of Rockville, Maryland. Higginbotham was killed in action from an explosive device in Quang Tin, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry, Americal Division. Gave his life on May 14, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 24W, Line 6. Graduated from Good Counsel High School in 1963, and was an honor graduated from the University of Maryland in 1967.

David Lawton Hodges

Navy LT David Lawton Hodges

Navy LT David Lawton Hodges, 29, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Hodges died in a combat related air plane crash in North Vietnam. He was assigned to VA-164, CVW-16, USS Oriskany, Task Force 77, 7th Fleet. Gave his life on October 7, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 27E, Line 66. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1955 and attended the University of Maryland.

William Jeffrey Hodges

Army SGT William Jeffrey Hodges

Army SGT William Jeffrey Hodges, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Hodges died from a non-combat related accident while on guard duty in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, Americal Division. Gave his life on December 4, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 37W, Line 39. Attended Richard Montgomery High School.

William Kenis Hopkins

Marine Corps LCpl William Kenis Hopkins

Marine Corps LCpl William Kenis Hopkins, 19, of Wheaton, Maryland. Hopkins was killed in action from an explosive device in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on December 14, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 36W, Line 21.

Dennis Michael Hyland

Army CPL Dennis Michael Hyland

Army CPL Dennis Michael Hyland, 20, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Hyland was killed in action from an explosive device in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on August 5, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 49W, Line 014.

John Mullen Joyce

Marine Corps Pfc John Mullen Joyce

Marine Corps Pfc John Mullen Joyce, 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. Joyce was killed in action from an explosive device in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to M Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. Gave his life on November 8, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 29E, Line 50. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1966, and attended the University of Pittsburgh.

Jon Albert Julia

Army SGT Jon Albert Julia

Army SGT Jon Albert Julia, 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. Julia was killed in action from small arms fire in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on February 22, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 40E, Line 64. Graduated from Walter Johnson High School in 1965.

 

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Wayne Arnold Keller

Army PFC Wayne Arnold Keller

Army PFC Wayne Arnold Keller, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Keller was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on July 25, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 50W, Line 6. Graduated from Springbrook High School in 1964.

Anthony Konstant Kercoude

Marine Corps Pfc Anthony Konstant Kercoude

Marine Corps Pfc Anthony Konstant Kercoude, 19, of Potomac, Maryland. Kercoude died from drowning after being shot while crossing a river into Dodge City in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on September 21, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 43W, Line 55. Graduated from Winston Churchill High School in 1967 and attended the University of Maryland.

Thomas Edward Kessing, Jr.

Army SP4 Thomas Edward Kessing, Jr.

Army SP4 Thomas Edward Kessing, Jr., 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Kessing was killed in action from an explosive device in Binh Duong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 3rd Platoon, D Company, 5th Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division. Gave his life on August 25, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 07W, Line 5. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1969.

Harold Junior King, Jr. Army PFC Harold Junior King, Jr.

Army PFC Harold Junior King, Jr., of Derwood, Maryland. King was killed in action from small arms fire in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, 525th Military Intelligence Group. Gave his life on January 7, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 13E, Line 122. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1964.

Arthur G. Klippen

Army 2LT Arthur G. Klippen

Army 2LT Arthur G. Klippen, 23, of Bethesda, Maryland. Klippen was killed in action from small arms fire while on a search and destroy mission in South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division. Gave his life on August 25, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 10E, Line 40. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Graduated from Bullis School, Silver Spring in 1961 and Georgetown University in 1965.

Albert Otto Krausser

Army SP4 Albert Otto Krausser

Army SP4 Albert Otto Krausser, 21, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Krausser was killed in a non-combat related helicopter crash in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 335th Assault Helicopter Company, 268th Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. Gave his life on March 21, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 29W, Line 101.

Anthony E. Kupka

Marine Corps 2ndLt Anthony E. Kupka

Marine Corps 2ndLt Anthony E. Kupka, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Kupka was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds while on a reconnaissance patrol with HMM-27 Helicopter Squadron in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. He was assigned to E Company, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on April 16, 1969. Graduated from the Landon School in 1964 and Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut in 1968.

Kenneth Ray Lancaster

Army SSG Kenneth Ray Lancaster POW/MIA Logo

Army SSG Kenneth Ray Lancaster, 31, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Lancaster died from a combat related helicopter crash in Khanh Hoa, South Vietnam. His body was not recovered. He was assigned to E Company, 50th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division. Gave his life on January 3, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 33E, Line 29.

John Ault LeCompte

Marine Corps LCpl John Ault LeCompte

Marine Corps LCpl John Ault LeCompte, 20, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Le Compte died of wounds suffered from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 1st Platoon, D Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Divison, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on July 1, 1968. Graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1967.

John Clarence Liverman

Marine Corps LCpl John Clarence Liverman

Marine Corps LCpl John Clarence Liverman, 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Liverman was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to H Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on December 11, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 36W, Line 4. Graduated from Albert Einstein High School in 1967.

James Edward Love

Marine Corps LCpl James Edward Love

Marine Corps LCpl James Edward Love, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Love was killed in action from an explosive device in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on December 5, 1965. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 03E, Line 131.



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Wayne Thomas Lundell

Army SP4 Wayne Thomas Lundell

Army SP4 Wayne Thomas Lundell, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Lundell was killed in action from small arms fire in South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division. Gave his life on November 17, 1965. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 03E, Line 84. Graduated from Northwood High School in 1959 and attended the Strayer College.

Balfour Oliver Lytton, Jr.

Army SSG Balfour Oliver Lytton, Jr.

Army SSG Balfour Oliver Lytton, Jr., 23, of Rockville, Maryland. Lytton was killed in action from small arms fire in Darlac, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Detachment B-20 (2nd MSFC), B Company, 5th Special Forces Group. Gave his life on March 25, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 46E, Line 20. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1963.

Neil Kirk MacIver

Army PFC Neil Kirk MacIver

Army PFC Neil Kirk MacIver, 19, of Takoma Park, Maryland. MacIver was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Nagi Province, South Vietnam. Weeks earlier, he was wounded in a bamboo trap set by the Viet Cong and was permitted to stay with his unit despite the injury. He was assigned to Detachment A1-114 (SON HA), Special Forces Group Vietnam. Gave his life on May 29, 1963. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 46E, Line 20. Attended Montgomery Blair High School and graduated from August Military Academy, Fort Defiance, Virginia in 1961.

Theodore Edward Magnum, Jr.

Marine Corps Pfc Theodore Edward Mangum, Jr.

Marine Corps Pfc Theodore Edward Mangum, Jr., 18 of Silver Spring, Maryland. Mangum was killed in action from an explosive device in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to L Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on July 27, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 20W, Line 58.

Harold Douglas Martin

Army 1LT Harold Douglas Martin

Army 1LT Harold Douglas Martin, 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Martin died from wounds from small arms fire while leading a Special Forces search and destroy mission in Lam Dong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Detachment B-20, 2nd Mobile Strike Force Command (MSFC), B Company, 5th Special Forces Group. Gave his life on October 23, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 40W, Line 25. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1961 and Frostburg Teacher’s College.

Robert David Mason

Navy SN Robert David Mason

Navy SN Robert David Mason, 22, of Rockville, Maryland. Mason died from a non-combat related accident while on shore duty in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Camp Carter Detachment, Naval Support Activity Danang. Gave his life on December 21, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 32E, Line 37. Graduated from Robert E. Peary High School in 1965.

Thomas Weller McCarthy

Army CPT Thomas Weller McCarthy

Army CPT Thomas Weller McCarthy, 30, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. McCarthy was killed in action from small arms fire in South Vietnam. He was assigned to Military Assistance Advisory Group Vietnam Team 77, Headquarters, Military Assistance Advisory Group Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on March 3, 1964. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 01E, Line 45.

John Arthur McGinn

Army SGT John Arthur McGinn

Army SGT John Arthur McGinn, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. McGinn died of a non-combat related incident in Binh Dinh, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Gave his life on June 28, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 09W, Line 100.

William Lewis McGowan

Army SP4 William Lewis McGowan

Army SP4 William Lewis McGowan, 18, of Silver Spring, Maryland. McGowan was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on May 14, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 24W, Line 9.

Robert Edwin Mentzer, Jr.

Marine Corps Pfc Robert Edwin Mentzer, Jr.

Marine Corps Pfc Robert Edwin Mentzer, Jr., 19, of Rockville, Maryland. Mentzer was killed in action from an explosive device while on night patrol in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on April 1, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 47E, Line 34. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1966.

Stephen H. Miler

Stephen H. Miller

Stephen H. Miller, 28, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Miller was killed during the Huế Massacre in Vietnam. He served a Foreign Service Officer with the Joint U. S. Public Affairs Office. Gave his life on February 7, 1968. Member of the Pershing Rifles at the University of Maryland College Park.

 

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Thomas Carroll Delzie Moffitt

Marine Corps Pfc Thomas Carroll Delzie Moffitt

Marine Corps Pfc Thomas Carroll Delzie Moffitt, 18, of Kensington, Maryland. Moffitt was killed in action from an explosive device while aboard a hospital ship in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to M Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on March 13, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 29W, Line 31. Graduated from Albert Einstein High School in 1968.

Richard Keith Morrison

Marine Corps Pfc Richard Keith Morrison

Marine Corps Pfc Richard Keith Morrison, 18, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Morrison was killed in action from artillery, rocket or mortar in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on May 16, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 61E, Line 14.

Terry Alan Mote

Army 1LT Terry Alan Mote

Army 1LT Terry Alan Mote, 23, of Rockville, Maryland. Mote died in a non-hostile related helicopter crash in Pleiku, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 189th Assault Helicopter Company, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. Gave his life on July 1, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 09W, Line 109.

Frederick Richard Neef

Air Force A1C Frederick Richard Neef

Air Force A1C Frederick Richard Neef, 18, of Germantown, Maryland. Neef died in a non-hostile airplane crash in Khanh Koa, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 600th Photo Squadron, 7th Air Force. Gave his life on November 27, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 06W, Line 86.

John Leif Nielson

Army PFC John Leif Nielson

Army PFC John Leif Nielson, 26, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Nielson died of wounds suffered from small arms fire in Gia Dinh, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company 69th Signal Battalion, 60th Signal Group, 1st Signal Brigade. Gave his life on January 31, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 36E, Line 28. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1961 and attended the University of Maryland.

Gerald E. Niewenhous, Jr.

Army CW1 Gerald E. Niewenhous, Jr.

Army CW1 Gerald E. Niewenhous, Jr., 21, of Rockville, Maryland. Niewenhous died of wounds suffered during combat in South Vietnam. He was assigned to the D Troop, 3rd Squadron, 5th Cavalry, 1st Aviation Brigade. Gave his life on December 22, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 15W, Line 83. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1966 and attended Montgomery College.

Frances F. Novello

Army SGT Frances F. Novello

Army SGT Frances F. Novello, 40, of Rockville, Maryland. Novello was killed in action from small arms fire in South Vietnam. He was assigned to SD-5891, Headquarters, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors, Military Assistance Command Vietnam. Gave his life on September 3, 1965. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 02E, Line 74.

Roy Tulane O'Keefe

Army SGT Roy Tulane O’Keefe

Army SGT Roy Tulane O’Keefe, 22, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. O’Keefe was killed in action from mortar fire in Kontum, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 28th Military Strike Force Company, B Company, 5th Special Forces Group. Gave his life on February 6, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 37E, Line 65.

David Franklin Osborne

Marine Corps Pfc David Franklin Osborne

Marine Corps Pfc David Franklin Osborne, 19, of Rockville, Maryland. Osborne Died in a non-combat related helicopter crash in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on May 2, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 26W, Line 101. Graduated from Robert E. Peary High School in 1967.

Ernest Postorino

Marine Corps LCpl Ernest Postorino

Marine Corps LCpl Ernest Postorino, 18, of Rockville, Maryland. Postorino was killed in action from an enemy rocket and grenade attack in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to K Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on August 27, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 46W, Line 44. Attended Robert Peary High School.

James W. Prather

Army PFC James W. Prather

Army PFC James W. Prather, 20, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Prather was killed in action from small arms fire in Binh Duong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on October 16, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 28E, Line 16. Graduated from Gaithersburg High School in 1965 and attended Montgomery College.

James Patrick Proctor

Marine Corps LCpl James Patrick Proctor

Marine Corps LCpl James Patrick Proctor, 21, of Rockville, Maryland. Proctor was killed in action from small arms fire in Hai Phong Municipality, South Vietnam. He was assigned to H Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on August 1, 1967. Attended schools in England.

 

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Edwin Holland Pumphrey

Army SP4 Edwin Holland Pumphrey

Army SP4 Edwin Holland Pumphrey, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Pumphrey was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Dinh Tuong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to D Company, 6th Battalion, 31st Infantry, 9th Infantry Division. Gave his life on April 10, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 27W, Line 52. Attended Sherwood High School.

James Paul Purkey

Army SP5 James Paul Purkey

Army SP5 James Paul Purkey, 23, of Germantown, Maryland. Purkey was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Binh Duong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on October 13, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 27E, Line 103. Graduated Gaithersburg High School in 1962.

James Alfred Reid

Marine Corps Pfc James Alfred Reid

Marine Corps Pfc James Alfred Reid, 19, of Derwood, Maryland. Reid died from wounds from an explosive device in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on June 6, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 59W, Line 12. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1967.

Edgar J. Rodgers

Edgar J. Rodgers

Edgar J. Rodgers, 61, of Rockville, Maryland. He was a government electrical engineer with the Department of the Navy in Danang, South Vietnam. Gave his life on May 5, 1968. Schooled in New York City and was a Montgomery County resident for 20 years.

Robert Hazen Shields II

Army W01 Robert Hazen Shields II

Army W01 Robert Hazen Shields II, 26, of Kensington, Maryland. Shields was killed in action in a helicopter crash in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 174th Assault Helicopter Company, 14th Aviation Battalion, 16th Aviation Group, Americal Division. Gave his life on August 15, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 19W, Line 47. Graduated from Walter Johnson High School in 1963 and attended Montgomery College and University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington.

Ralph Simon

Army PFC Ralph Simon

Army PFC Ralph Simon, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Simon was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds from a grenade in South Vietnam. He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Gave his life on June 11, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 08E, Line 40.

Alfred Douglas

Army PFC Alfred Douglas “Sonny” Smith, Jr.

Army PFC Alfred Douglas “Sonny” Smith, Jr., 20, of Rockville, Maryland. Smith was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on April 6, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 48E, Line 34. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1966.

Milton F. Smith

Army CPT Milton F. Smith

Army CPT Milton F. Smith, 25, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Smith was killed in action in a non-hostile plane crash in South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 52nd Aviation Brigade, 17th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade. Gave his life on November 11, 1966.

Richard Clifton Smith

Marine Corps Cpl Richard Clifton Smith

Marine Corps Cpl Richard Clifton Smith, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Smith was killed from friendly fire in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 3rd Platoon, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on April 6, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 06E, Line 91. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1962.

Victor Arlon Smith

Air Force Capt Victor Arlon Smith POW/MIA Flag

Air Force Capt Victor Arlon Smith, 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Smith was killed when his plane crashed due to enemy fire in Loas. His body was not recovered. He was assigned to 390th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, 7th Air Force. Gave his life on January 17, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 34W, Line 29.

Paul Winthrop Smithson

Marine Corps 2ndLt Paul Winthrop Smithson

Marine Corps 2ndLt Paul Winthrop Smithson, 21, of Bethesda, Maryland. Smithson was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division. Gave his life on November 20, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 38W, Line 21. Attended Gonzaga High School and graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1966.

 
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William Richard Spates, Jr.

Army SSG William Richard Spates, Jr.

Army SSG William Richard Spates, Jr., 26, of Kensington, Maryland. Spates was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in South Vietnam. He was assigned to the 23rd ARVN Ranger Battalion, Headquarters (SD-5891), Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on October 25, 1965. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 02E, Line 134. Graduated from Mackin High School in 1957.

William Arthur Stacy, Jr.

Army CPT William Arthur Stacy, Jr.

Army CPT William Arthur Stacy, Jr., 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Stacy was killed in action from small arms fire in South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters (SD-5891), Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on March 21, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 06E, Line 35. Honor graduate from Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana in 1959 and U.S. Military Academy in 1963.

Frank

Marine Corps Pfc Frank “Trippy” Morris Streeks, Jr.

Marine Corps Pfc Frank “Trippy” Morris Streeks, Jr., 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Streeks was killed in action from enemy artillery fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on September 22, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 27E, Line 2. Graduated from Northwood High School in 1965 and attended Montgomery College.

Allen Ralph Stroud

Army SSG Allen Ralph Stroud

Army SSG Allen Ralph Stroud, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Stroud was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to D Troop, 2 Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division. Gave his life on July 8, 1970. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 09W, Line 133.

Richard Eugene Swab

Marine Corps Cpl Richard Eugene Swab

Marine Corps Cpl Richard Eugene Swab, 21, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Swab was killed in action from artillery, rocket, or mortar in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Headquarters Company, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on June 29, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 54W, Line 20.

RobertHatcherSwain

Navy ABH2 Robert Hatcher Swain

Navy ABH2 Robert Hatcher Swain, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Swain was killed in a non-combat related accident at sea in the Gulf of Tonkin, North Vietnam. He was assigned to USS Forrestal, Task Force 77, 7th Fleet. Gave his life on July 29, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall panel 24E, Line 45.

Akos Dezso Szekely

Army CPT Akos Dezso Szekely

Army CPT Akos Dezso Szekely, 26, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Szekely was killed in action from small arms fire in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on September 11, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 44W, Line 31. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1964, honor graduated of the U.S. Military Academy and from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1967.

Robert Emerson Taylor

Army 2LT Robert Emerson Taylor

Army 2LT Robert Emerson Taylor, 23, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Taylor was killed in action in a non-hostile incident. He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Gave his life on March 14, 1966. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 6E, Line 8.

Eugene Costella Tibbs

Army Staff Sgt Eugene Costella Tibbs

Army Staff Sgt Eugene Costella Tibbs, 35, of Sellman, Maryland. Tibbs was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam. He was assigned to H Troop, 17th Cavalry, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division. Gave his life on September 11, 1968. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 44W, Line 31.

John Richard Tine

Army CPT John Richard Tine

Army CPT John Richard Tine, 26, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Tine was killed in action from small arms fire in Kien Phong, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Advisory Team 84, Headquarters, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on May 1, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 26W, Line 95. Attended Randolph Macon Academy, Front Royal, Virginia, Chowan College, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, and Salisbury State College.

Thomas Gaines Turner

Army SGT Thomas Gaines Turner

Army SGT Thomas Gaines Turner, 23, of Bethesda, Maryland. Turner was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Kontum, South Vietnam. He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division. Gave his life on March 9, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 30W, Line 97. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1963 and attended the University of Maryland and Bellarmine College, Louisville, Kentucky.

 
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Adolphus Norwood Tyler

Army 1SG Adolphus Norwood Tyler

Army 1SG Adolphus Norwood Tyler, 46, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Tyler was killed in a non-combat related injury while attempting to separate a fight in his barracks in Quang Tin, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 23rd S&T Battalion, Americal Division. Gave his life on August 21, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 19W, Line 90.

Austin Richard Von Kleist

Army SPC Austin Richard Von Kleist

Army SPC Austin Richard Von Kleist, 37, of Rockville, Maryland. Von Kleist was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Detachment A-112 (1st MSFC), 5th Special Forces Group. Gave his life on December 16, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 32E, Line 14.

Donald Roland Ward

Marine Corps Sgt Donald Roland Ward

Marine Corps Sgt Donald Roland Ward, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Ward was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds near Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 3rd Platoon, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on September 6, 1967. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1963.

James Patrick Ward

Army 1LT James Patrick Ward

Army 1LT James Patrick Ward, 21, of Bethesda, Maryland. Ward was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds during night patrol in Phu Yen, South Vietnam. He was assigned Advisory Team 28, Headquarters, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on July 11, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 21W, Line 104. Graduated from Walt Whitman High School in 1966 and attended Montgomery College.

George Baden Waring

Air Force Maj George Baden Waring

Air Force Maj George Baden Waring, 39, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Waring was killed in action in a combat related air plane crash. He was assigned to Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors and was a Typhoon Forward Air Controller. Gave his life on August 26, 1972. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 01W, Line 69.

Donald Eugene Weisman

Army SGT Donald Eugene Weisman

Army SGT Donald Eugene Weisman, 23, of Wheaton, Maryland. Weisman was killed in action from an explosive device in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was assigned to Advisory Team 17, Headquarters, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on April 28, 1971. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 03W, Line 17.

William Anthony Wilk

Marine Corps 2ndLt William Anthony Wilk

Marine Corps 2ndLt William Anthony Wilk, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Wilk was killed in action from friendly fire during combat in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to E Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on July 29, 1967. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 24E, Line 49. Graduated from Notre Dame High School, New York in 1962 and Notre Dame University in 1966.

Lorne John Wilson

Marine Corps Pfc Lorne John Wilson

Marine Corps Pfc Lorne John Wilson, 20, of Rockville, Maryland. Wilson was killed in action from small arms fire in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Gave his life on March 28, 1969. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 28W, Line 77. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1966 and attended Montgomery College.

Terry Wintermoyer

Army SP4 Terry Wintermoyer

Army SP4 Terry Wintermoyer, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Wintermoyer was killed in action from small arms fire in South Vietnam. He was assigned to Biêt Dông Quân Team TD 37, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors. Gave his life on November 22, 1965. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 03E, Line 109. Graduated from Northwood High School in 1963 and attended University of Maryland.

Larry Albert Woodburn

Marine Corps Pfc Larry Albert Woodburn

Marine Corps Pfc Larry Albert Woodburn, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Woodburn was killed in action from multiple fragmentation wounds in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. He was assigned to 3rd Platoon, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. Gave his life on February 5, 1971. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Panel 05W, Line 80. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1969.

 

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Korean War (PDF)   (June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953)

 

Jay Thomas Ballenger

Army PFC Jay Thomas Ballenger

Army PFC Jay Thomas Ballenger, 17, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to L Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. Ballenger was killed in action in Yangpyong, South Korea. Gave his life on March 7, 1951. Attended Montgomery Blair High School.

Claude Hicks Belcher

Army CPL Claude Hicks Belcher

Army CPL Claude Hicks Belcher, 22, of Dickerson, Maryland. He was assigned to K Company, 3rd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. Belcher was killed in action while fighting the enemy in Hoengsong, South Korea. Gave his life on February 12, 1951. Attended Poolesville High School.

Marshall Donald Bolton

Army PVT Marshall Donald Bolton

Army PVT Marshall Donald Bolton, 23, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to E Company, 2nd Battalion, 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. Bolton was killed in action from mortar shrapnel in North Korea. His remains were not recovered. Gave his life on January 12, 1952. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Ernest

Marine Corps 2nd Lt Ernest "Ringo" Arthur Coblentz

Marine Corps 2nd Lt Ernest “Ringo” Arthur Coblentz, 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Company G, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Coblentz was killed in action from small arms fire in Korea. Gave his life on September 17, 1951. Graduated from University of Maryland College Park in 1951.

Charles T. Compton

Army CPL Charles T. Compton

Army CPL Charles T. Compton, 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. Compton was taken prisoner of war while fighting the enemy in South Korea on January 3, 1951 and died while a prisoner. Gave his life May 29, 1951. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

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Army PFC Robert Eugene Fink

Army PFC Robert Eugene Fink, 19, of Boyds, Maryland. He was assigned to 13th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division. Fink was killed in action in South Korea. Gave his life August 6, 1950.

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Army PFC James H. Fling, Jr.

Army PFC James H. Fling, Jr., 20, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. Fling was killed in action in South Korea. Gave his life July 16, 1950.

Kendall Courtney Gedney

Navy LTJG Kendall Courtney Gedney

Navy LTJG Kendall Courtney Gedney, 25, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to VF-51 Aviation Fighter Squadron Fifty One. Gedney was on his 20th fighter-bomber mission over Communist territory in Korea when his plane was struck by Red anti-aircraft fire. His remains were not recovered. Gave his life March 3, 1953. Attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.

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Army PFC Frank J. Gossman

Army PFC Frank J. Gossmann, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. Gossmann died of wounds received during combat in North Korea. Gave his life October 14, 1952.

 

Frederick Sprigg Hays, Jr.

Army 2LT Frederick Sprigg Hays, Jr.

Army 2LT Frederick Sprigg Hays, Jr., 23, of Barnesville, Maryland. He was assigned to 27th Infantry Regiment, G Company, 2nd Battalion, 25th Infantry Division. Hays was killed in action in North Korea. His remains were not recovered. Gave his life on September 22, 1952.

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Marine Corps Pfc Charles Marland Hibbert

Marine Corps Pfc Charles Marland Hibbert, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to H Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Hibbert was killed in action from small arms fire in South Korea. Gave his life on January 23, 1953.

Kenneth Cameron MacLean

Marine Corps Pfc Kenneth Cameron MacLean

Marine Corps Pfc Kenneth Cameron MacLean, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 1st Marine Regiment, E Company 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division. MacLean was killed in action in North Korea. Gave his life on July 25, 1953.

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Army CPL Grayson Lee Mathis

Army CPL Grayson Lee Mathis, 21, of Damascus, Maryland. He was assigned to 31st Infantry Regiment, 1 Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Division. Mathis was listed as missing in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 3, 1950. His remains were not recovered. He was presumed to have given his life on December 31, 1953.

Dan Ingram McKeithen

Army 1LT Dan Ingram McKeithen, Jr.

Army 1LT Dan Ingram McKeithen, Jr., 23, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 15th Infantry Regiment, A Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division. McKeithen was killed in action while fighting the enemy in North Korea. Gave his life on March 15, 1953. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Kermit Q. Prather

Army CPL Kermit Q. Prather

Army CPL Kermit Q. Prather, 21, of Poolesville, Maryland. He was assigned to 503rd Field Artillery Battalion, A Battery, 2nd Infantry Division. Prather was taken prisoner of war while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on December 1, 1950. Gave his life while a prisoner on April 21, 1951.

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Marine Corps Sgt Theodore Goldsborough Procter, Jr.

Marine Corps Sgt Theodore Goldsborough Procter, Jr., 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 11th Marine Regiment, Headquarters Service Company, 1st Marine Division. Procter died an in accidental drowning in Korea. Gave his life on July 20, 1952.

Louis John Storck

Army 1LT Louis John Storck

Army 1LT Louis John Storck, 24, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to the 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion, B Company, 2nd Infantry Division. Storck was killed in action probing for mines under heavy enemy mortar and artillery fire with three of his men around outposts in the vicinity of Pangsok-tong, Korea. Gave his life on October 6, 1952. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart medals posthumously.






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World War II (PDF)   (September 1, 1939 – September 2, 1945)

 

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Navy LTJG Randal Barker Adams

Navy LTJG Randal Barker Adams, 28, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Chenango. Adams was killed in action during the Battle of Roi-Namur. Gave his life on January 31, 1944. Graduated from Western High School in D.C. in 1932.

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Navy ENS William Joseph Allen

Navy ENS William Joseph Allen, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Langely (CVL-27), Torpedo Squadron 44, Third Fleet. Allen was killed in action during a battle in Formosa. Gave his life on January 9, 1945.

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Army PFC Herbert Franklin “Jake” Allnutt

Army PFC Herbert Franklin “Jake” Allnutt, 25, of Germantown, Maryland. He was assigned to Company A, 208th Engineer Combat Battalion. Allnutt was killed in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident at Camp Breckenridge, Kentucky. Gave his life February 1, 1944.

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Army SSG William E. Altemus

Army SSG William E. Altemus, 23, of Wheaton, Maryland. He was assigned to the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. Altemus died from wounds received during combat in Holland. Gave his life on October 13, 1944.

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Air Force PVT Ramon Charles Altenreid

Air Force PVT Ramon Charles Altenreid, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Altenreid was killed in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident in Australia. Gave his life on February 9, 1944.

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Navy PHM2 Robert Everett Arnott

Navy PHM2 Robert Everett Arnott, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to USS Pennsylvania (BB-38). Arnott was killed in action during the attack on Pearl Harbor. His body was not recovered. Gave his life on December 7, 1941.

Harold Abner Axtell, Jr.

Navy LTJG Harold Abner Axtell, Jr.

Navy LTJG Harold Abner Axtell, Jr., 24, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was Commander of the Armed Guard, S.S. East Indian. Axtell was killed when his ship was struck by a torpedo and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean during the war. His body was not recovered. Gave his life on November 3, 1942. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1941 with a major in Bacteriology and he was the Freshman Football Manager, a member of the Latch Key Society and of the Sigma Phi Sigma fraternity.

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Marine Corps Capt Carl Olson Bachman

Marine Corps Capt Carl Olson Bachman, 27, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division. Bachman was killed in action. Gave his life on March 14, 1945.

Andrew Aloysius Barna

Air Force Maj Andrew Aloysius Barna

Air Force Maj Andrew Aloysius Barna, 25, of Bethesda, Maryland. Barna died in the line of duty from a non-combat related incident while in China. Gave his life on August 2, 1945.

Horace Lincoln Beall, Jr.

Army LTC Horace Lincoln Beall, Jr.

Army LTC Horace Lincoln Beall, Jr., 39, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 163rd Infantry Regiment. Beall died from a non-battled related incident in Rockhampton Region, Australia. Gave his life on September 3, 1943. Beall graduated from Western High School in D.C. in 1920, and U.S. Military Academy – West Point in 1928.

Jack Palmer Beasley

Air Force SSgt Jack Palmer Beasley

Air Force SSgt Jack Palmer Beasley, 24, of Burtonsville, Maryland. He was assigned to the 700th Bomber Squadron, 445th Bomber Group. Beasley died from wounds received during combat. Gave his life on March 7, 1944. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1937.

 

Charles Roscoe Beavers

Army PVT Charles Roscoe Beavers

Army PVT Charles Roscoe Beavers, 31, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Beavers was killed in action in France. Gave his life on August 27, 1944.

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Army CPT Harrison Bruce Beavers

Army CPT Harrison Bruce Beavers, 48, of Brookeville, Maryland. He was assigned to infantry. Beavers in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on September 6, 1944. Graduated from McKinley Technology High School.

Richard M. Bell

Army SSG Richard M. Bell

Army SSG Richard M. Bell of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Bell was killed in action. Gave his life on February 22, 1945. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1940.

Llewellyn Lee Benjamin, Jr.

Marine Corps PFC Llewellyn Lee Benjamin, Jr.

Marine Corps PFC Llewellyn Lee Benjamin, Jr., 18, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 1st Pioneer Battalion, 1st Marine Division. Benjamin was killed in action. Gave his life on September 27, 1944. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1942.

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Air Force SSgt Daniel Charles Bereck, Jr.

Air Force SSgt Daniel Charles Bereck, Jr., 30, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the 850th Bomber Squadron, 490th Bomber Group, B-176 “Lucky Strike”. Bereck was killed in action. He was declared missing. Gave his life on April 9, 1945.

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Air Force 2nd Lt Merrill Bernard, Jr.

Air Force 2nd Lt Merrill Bernard, Jr., 25, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the 18th Bomber Squadron, B-24E. Bernard died in the line of duty when his bomber crashed into the McCoy Mountains, nine miles west of Blythe, California. Gave his life on October 15, 1943.

Claude Alton Bodine

Army SGT Claude Alton Bodine

Army SGT Claude Alton Bodine, 30, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the 3rd 18th Infantry, 80th Infantry Division. Bodine was killed in action in Germany after his unit was captured in the town of Grablesben. Gave his life on April 10, 1945. Gradu ated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1934.

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Army PFC Donald Wilbur Bonney

Army PFC Donald Wilbur Bonney, 20, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to the 48th Services Squadron, 45th Service Group. Bonney died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on May 27, 1943.

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Army PVT Harry Bort, Jr.

Army PVT Harry Bort, Jr., 27, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the 36th Engineer Regiment. Bort was killed in action. Gave his life on February 25, 1944.

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Army SGT Reed M. Bottomley

Army SGT Reed M. Bottomley, 31, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned as a Ball Turret Gunner on B-17F #42-29658, 367th Bomber Squadron, 306th Bomber Group, Heavy. Bottomley was killed in action when his B-17 was hit by German flak and crashed in Stotel, eight miles south of Bremerhaven, Germany during the war. Gave his life on April 17, 1943.

Calvert Sheriff Bowie

Marine Corps Capt Calvert Sheriff Bowie

Marine Corps Capt Calvert Sheriff Bowie, 25, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron. Bowie was lost at sea while on a reconnaissance mission near Guadalcanal. Gave his life on May 30, 1943.

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Army PVT Harold Kenneth Bradfield

Army PVT Harold Kenneth Bradfield, 28, of Cabin John, Maryland. He was assigned to 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. Bradfield was killed in action in the Netherlands. Gave his life on November 27, 1944.

Robert Graham Bradley

Navy LT Robert Graham Bradley

Navy LT Robert Graham Bradley, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS. Princeton (CVL-23). Bradley was declared missing in action when the Princeton was sunk in the Battle of Leyte Gulf during the war. Gave his life on October 24, 1944. Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1943.

 

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Air Force 2nd Lt Franklyn Piersol Bunker

Air Force 2nd Lt Franklyn Piersol Bunker, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 15th Photographic Squadron, 10th Reconnaissance Group. Bunker was killed in action. Gave his life on February 25, 1945.

Paul Elias Bussler, Jr.

Army SGT Paul Elias Bussler, Jr.

Army SGT Paul Elias Bussler, Jr., 19, of Ashton, Maryland. He was assigned to 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. Bussler was killed in action. Gave his life on August 11, 1944.

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Air Force Sgt Gordon J. Cairns

Air Force Sgt Gordon J. Cairns, 28, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 471st Bomber Squadron, 334th Bomber Group. Cairns was killed in action. Gave his life on January 6, 1943.

Day Canterbury

Army PFC Day Canterbury

Army PFC Day Canterbury, 28, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. Canterbury was killed in action. Gave his life on July 11, 1944.

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Marine Corps Pvt Horace Collier Carpenter

Marine Corps Pvt Horace Collier Carpenter, 20, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, FMF, MARIANAS. Carpenter was killed in action. Gave his life on June 14, 1944.

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Air Force 1st Lt Allison Henderson Chapin, Jr.

Air Force 1st Lt Allison Henderson Chapin, Jr., 23, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to the 2086th Engineer Aviation Fire Fighting Platoon. Chapin died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident in Kachin State, Myanmar. Gave his life on February 20, 1956. Graduated from the Carnegie Institute of Technology – College of Engineering in 1943.

Edward Allen Clarke

Air Force 2nd Lt Edward Allen Clarke

Air Force 2nd Lt Edward Allen Clarke, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 11th Fighter Squadron, 343 Fighter Group. Clarke died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident in Alaska. Gave his life on March 13, 1944.

Carl Albert Cline, Jr.

Army CPT Carl Albert Cline, Jr.

Army CPT Carl Albert Cline, Jr., 26, of Clagettsville, Maryland. He was assigned to Headquarters, 1st Battalion. Cline was killed in action in Germany. Gave his life on September 20, 1944. Graduated from the University of Maryland in 1941.

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Army MAJ Everett Smith Cofran

Army MAJ Everett Smith Cofran, 42, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the 3rd Military Government Regiment. Cofran died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident in Passau, Bavaria, Germany. Gave his life on January 7, 1946.

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Army PVT Ernest Russell Cook

Army PVT Ernest Russell Cook, 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 578th Signal Depot Company. Cook died in the line of duty of a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on April 11, 1945.

Russell Reed Copeland

Army PFC Russell Reed Copeland

Army PFC Russell Reed Copeland, 24, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division. Copeland was killed in action. Gave his life on November 23, 1944. Graduated from Allegany High School in 1938.

John Preston Cox

Air Force 1st Lt John Preston Cox

Air Force 1st Lt John Preston Cox, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 44th Wings, 18th Division. Cox was shot down while flying over Rabaul, Papua New Guinea and held as a prisoner of war in Rabaul by the Japanese Military. He was killed in action when he was executed. Gave his life on March 5, 1944. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1938.



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Wallace McDonald Craigie

Army LTC (Ret.) Wallace McDonald Craigie

Army LTC (Ret.) Wallace McDonald Craigie, 71, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Calvary. Craigie died in line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on October 12, 1944. He was a professor of military science and tactics at Washington High School Cadet Corps from 1921 to 1944.

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Army PVT William M. Cronise

Army PVT William M. Cronise, 19, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 533rd Engineer Boat and Shore Regiment. Cronise died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on April 1, 1944.

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Army SSG Preston Eugene Curtis

Army SSG Preston Eugene Curtis, 22, of Bethesda Maryland. He was assigned to 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Curtis was killed in action when he was leading a squad across the Ruhr River in Germany. Gave his life on April 13, 1945. He attended Rockville High School.

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Army PVT Russel Davis Curtis

Army PVT Russel Davis Curtis, 22, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to Quartermaster Corps. Curtis was killed in the line of duty from a non-battled related incident. Gave his life on February 27, 1945.

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Air Force Capt Clifford H. Davis

Air Force Capt Clifford H. Davis, 24, of Montgomery County, Maryland. He was assigned to 353rd Fighter Squadron, 354th Fighter Group. Davis was killed in action. Gave his life on January 29, 1945. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1938.

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Air Force 1st Lt James R. Davis

Air Force 1st Lt James R. Davis of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 431st Bomber Squadron, 11th Bomber Group. Davis was killed in action when his plane crashed into the sea and exploded, possibly after having been hit by an aerial bomb. He was declared missing in action. Gave his life on January 2, 1944.

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Army PFC Robert Henry Davis

Army PFC Robert Henry Davis, 27, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to 29th Chemical Decontamination Co. Davis died in the line of duty while loading mortar ammunition that subsequently exploded aboard LSTs in West Loch, Pearl Harbor. Gave his life on May 21, 1944.

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Air Force Sgt Robert Philip Davis

Air Force Sgt Robert Philip Davis, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 6th Bomber Squadron, 29th Bomber Group. Davis died from wounds received in action. Gave his life on May 15, 1945.

William Bruce Davis

Army CPT William Bruce Davis

Army CPT William Bruce Davis, 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Company C, 10th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division. Davis was killed in action during a raid at Metz. Gave his life on September 10, 1944. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1936. Attended the University of Maryland.

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Army MAJ Robert Stanley Dayhoff

Army MAJ Robert Stanley Dayhoff, 34, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Transportation Corp. Dayhoff died in the line of duty from a non-battled related incident. Gave his life on January 18, 1945.

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Army SSG Harry Clinton Dean, Jr.

Army SSG Harry Clinton Dean, Jr., 34, of Bethesda Maryland. He was assigned to 306th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division. Dean was killed in action. Gave his life on May 30, 1945.

Lewis Edward Dixon

Navy LCDR Lewis Edward Dixon

Navy LCDR Lewis Edward Dixon, 42, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to USS. Miantonomah. Dixon was killed in action when his ship struck a mine and sunk off the coast of France during the war. He was declared missing at sea. Gave his life on September 25, 1944.



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Army TSGT Milton Smith Dobbs

Army TSGT Milton Smith Dobbs, 28, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 310th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division. Dobbs was killed in action. Gave his life on December 15, 1944.

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Army 1LT Daniel Dodd

Army 1LT Daniel Dodd, 39, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to Transportation Corp. Dodd died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on October 12, 1944.

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Army PFC Edward Lee Doggett

Army PFC Edward Lee Doggett, 22, of Poolesville, Maryland. He was assigned to 338th Infantry Regiment, 85th Infantry Division. Doggett died of wounds received in action. Gave his life on October 13, 1944.

Navy S2 John Livingston Donaldson

Navy S2 John Livingston Donaldson

Navy S2 John Livingston Donaldson, 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. Donaldson was declared missing in action. Gave his life on April 6, 1945. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1943.

George Dorris Dorroh, Jr.

Army TEC4 George Dorris Dorroh, Jr.

Army TEC4 George Dorris Dorroh, Jr., 19, of Garrett Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 2nd Signal Service Battalion, Signal Corps. Dorroh died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on January 19, 1945. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1943.

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Army PFC Emery Ervin Dove

Army PFC Emery Ervin Dove, 31, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. Dove was killed in action. Gave his life on August 6, 1943.

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Army PFC Emery Ervin Dove

Army PFC Emery Ervin Dove, 31, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. Dove was killed in action. Gave his life on August 6, 1943.

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Army PVT Willie Vernon Dove

Army PVT Willie Vernon Dove of Rockville, Maryland. Dove was killed in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on unknown.

Robert Lowell Dunham

Army PFC Robert Lowell Dunham

Army PFC Robert Lowell Dunham, 25, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 23rd Armored Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Division. Dunham was killed in action while helping his unit build bridges across the Seine and Meuse Rivers so the divison could march in Belgium. Gave his life on August 17, 1944. Graduated from Montgomery Blair Highschool in 1938.

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Army SGT Alfred Benjamin Duvall 92nd Infantry Division, Buffalo Soldiers

Army SGT Alfred Benjamin Duvall, 31, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to 366th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division. Duvall was killed in action. Gave his life on February 10, 1945.



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Army PVT Thomas Woodrow Elliott

Army PVT Thomas Woodrow Elliott, 22, of Burtonsville, Maryland. He was assigned to 209th Coastal Artillery Battalion. Elliott died in the line of duty from a non-battled related incident. Gave his life on September 2, 1942.

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Navy Storekeeper 2C Vilas Warren Erwin

Navy Storekeeper 2C Vilas Warren Erwin, 22, of Bethesda, Maryland. Erwin was killed in action. His body was not recovered. Gave his life on June 14, 1945.

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Marine Corps Pvt Frank L. Fahrenwald

Marine Corps Pvt Frank L. Fahrenwald, 20, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 5th Marine, 1st Marine Division. Fahrenwald was killed in action. Gave his life on September 14, 1942.

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Air Force Pvt John Joseph Faris

Air Force Pvt John Joseph Faris, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 49th Fighter Control Squadon, 49th Pursuit Group. Faris died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on April 21, 1942.

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Army PVT Woodrow Farr

Army PVT Woodrow Farr, 19, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 362nd Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division. Farr was killed in action. Gave his life September 1944. He graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School in 1943. He had been a Boy Scout, a member of the high school cadet corps and the Brookland Baptist Church.

Gordon Augustus Fidler

Gordon Augustus Fidler

Army 2LT Gordon Augustus Fidler, 30, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Glider Infantry. Fidler was killed in action by a sniper. Gave his life on July 5, 1944.

Fearn Robert Field

Army 1LT Fearn Robert Field

Army 1LT Fearn Robert Field, 25, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to field artillery. Field was killed in action during a volunteer rescue mission in Germany in search of trapped men. Gave his life on March 6, 1945. Attended Georgetown Preparatory School. Graduated United States Military Academy Preparatory School (West Point) in 1943.

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Navy Em3C Carl Richard Fielding

Navy Em3C Carl Richard Fielding, 19, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Barbel. He was declared missing in action when his ship was sunk by Japanese aircraft off Palawan, Philippines during the war. Gave his life on February 4, 1945.

George William Foust

Air Force FO George William Foust

Air Force FO George William Foust, 25, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 71st Bomber Squadron, 38th Bombardment Group. Foust was declared missing in action after his squadron was attacked by a 5-ship convoy on the west coast of China. Gave his life on March 20, 1945. He graduated from the 63rd Army Air Forces Flying Training Detachment, Douglas, GA, in November 1943.

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Air Force 2nd Lt Thomas Phillip Frank

Air Force 2nd Lt Thomas Phillip Frank, 21, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned co-pilot on B-24D, #42-40877, Headquarter’s Squadron, XIII Bomber Command. Frank died in the line of duty when his plane crashed on a training mission. Gave his life on March 1, 1944.

Robert Frey

Army TEC5 Robert Frey

Army TEC5 Robert Frey, 24, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to infantry. Frey died from wounds received in action. Gave his life on September 4, 1944.

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Air Force 2nd Lt John S. Fulks, Jr.

Air Force 2nd Lt John S. Fulks, Jr., 24, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 720th Bomber Squadron, 450th Bomber Group, 1st Air Force. Fulks was killed in action. Gave his life on April 2, 1944. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.



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Robert Hill Garvin

Air Force 2nd Lt Robert Hill Garvin

Air Force 2nd Lt Robert Hill Garvin, 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to RB-24E Liberator, 2115th Base Unit. Garvin died in the line of duty when his plane crashed while on a training flight out of Courtland Army Airfield, Alabama, ten miles southeast of Hartselle, Alabama during the war. Gave his life on February 23, 1945. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

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Air Force Capt Stuart Hamilton Gayness

Air Force Capt Stuart Hamilton Gayness, 37, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Gayness died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident during the war. He was among ten persons killed in the crash of an American Airlines plane near Nashville, Tennessee. Gave his life on October 15, 1943.

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Army LTC (Ret.) Edward Frost Geddings

Army LTC (Ret.) Edward Frost Geddings, 73, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to Medical Corps, Convalescent Detachment #338. Geddings died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on January 6, 1942. Graduated from South Carolina Medical College in 1890.

Joseph Tyler Giusta

Army SGT Joseph Tyler Giusta

Army SGT Joseph Tyler Giusta, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to B-24E Liberator (#41-29045), 457th Bomber Squadron, 330th Bomber Group. Giusta died in the line of duty when his airplane crashed twenty-five miles northeast of Biggs Field, near El Paso Texas. Gave his life on August 18, 1943.

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Air Force Sgt Ray Glacken

Air Force Sgt Ray Glacken, 35, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 389th Bomber Squadron, 312th Bomber Group. Glacken was killed in action. He was declared missing in action. Gave his life on July 9, 1944.

Joseph Ainsworth Glover, Jr.

Air Force Capt Joseph Ainsworth Glover, Jr.

Air Force Capt Joseph Ainsworth Glover, Jr., 22, of Wheaton, Maryland. He was assigned to 509th Bomber Squadron, 351st Bomber Group. Glover was killed in action. Gave his life on June 8, 1945.

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Army PFC William F. Gossard

Army PFC William F. Gossard, 25, of Barnesville, Maryland. He was assigned to 417 Infantry Regiment. Gossard was killed in action. Gave his life on March 30, 1945.

Edwin Joseph Griffith

Army LTC (Ret.) Edwin Joseph Griffith

Army LTC (Ret.) Edwin Joseph Griffith, 81, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Puerto Rico Regiment Infantry. Griffith died in the line of duty from natural causes during the war. Gave his life on September 10, 1942.

John William Guckeyson

Air Force Capt John William Guckeyson

Air Force Capt John William Guckeyson, 28, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 375th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group. Guckeyson was killed in action in Germany. Gave his life on May 21, 1944. Graduated from University of Maryland College Park in 1937.

Felix Ferdinando Guida

Navy EM2C Felix Ferdinando Guida

Navy EM2C Felix Ferdinando Guida, 26, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Dorado. Guida was declared missing in action when his ship was sunk by friendly fire near Cuba. Gave his life on October 12, 1943.

Arthur Leonard Gustafson

Navy LT Arthur Leonard Gustafson

Navy LT Arthur Leonard Gustafson, 28, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Peary. Gustafson was declared missing in action when his ship was sunk when attacked by Japanese dive bombers and was struck by five bombs in Darwin Harbor, Australia. Gave his life on February 19, 1942.

 

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Malcolm Parker Hanson, Sr.

Navy CDR Malcolm Parker Hanson, Sr.

Navy CDR Malcolm Parker Hanson, Sr., 47, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. Hanson was killed in action in an airplane crash in Alaska. Gave his life on August 8, 1942. Graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1924. Commander Hanson served as chief radio engineer of the 1928 to 1930 Byrd South Pole expedition. Before returning to active naval duty in 1940, Commander Hanson was connected with the Washington Institute of Technology and from 1930 to 1937 he was in charge of the radio test laboratory of the Anacostia Naval Station.

Philip Stanley Harrison, Jr.

Air Force MSgt Philip Stanley Harrison, Jr.

Air Force MSgt Philip Stanley Harrison, Jr., 32, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 678th Bomber Squadron, 444th Bomber Group. Harrison was declared missing in action when two B-29s collided over the Pacific Ocean. Gave his life on June 1, 1945. Harrison was a gunner instructor on a B-29 and trained many troops, including Captain Clark Gable.

Alonzo Newton Hathway, Jr.

Marine Corps Capt Alonzo Newton Hathway, Jr.

Marine Corps Capt Alonzo Newton Hathway, Jr., 26, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the Grumman Avenger TBF-1 Torpedo Bomber, Marine Torpedo Bombing Squadron 233 based at Munda Point Airfield in the central Solomon Islands. Hathway was declared missing in action over Rabaul, New Britain during a night aerial mine-laying mission near Simpson Harbor. Gave his life on February 14, 1944.

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Navy LCDR Charles David Hayes

Navy LCDR Charles David Hayes, 40, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to USS Indianapolis (CA-35). Commander Hayes was declared missing in action in the Philippine Sea when his ship was torpedoed by the Imperial Japanese Navy submarine I-58. Gave his life on July 30, 1945.

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Army 1Lt Alfred Sloan Hazard

Army 1Lt Alfred Sloan Hazard, 25, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 127th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division. Hazard died in the line of duty as a patient aboard C-46D #44-77341 that was on a medical flight bound for Tanauan Airfield, Leyte, Philippines, but crashed due to severe weather. Gave his life on March 10, 1945.

Richie Neale Henderson

Navy LCDR Richie Neale Henderson

Navy LCDR Richie Neale Henderson, 25, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Wahoo (SS-238). Commander Henderson was declared lost at sea when his ship was mortally damaged by the Japanses Navy and sank in La Perouse Strait, Northern Japan. Gave his life on October 11, 1943. Graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1940.

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Navy S2C Milton Eugene Henley

Navy S2C Milton Eugene Henley, 17, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Terror (CM-5). Henley was declared missing in action when his ship was hit by a Japanese Kamikaze while anchored in Kerama Retto during the war. Gave his life on May 1, 1945.

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Army PFC Donald Robert Higgins

Army PFC Donald Robert Higgins, 21, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. Higgins died from wounds received in action. Gave his life on December 4, 1944.

Claude Julian Hill

Navy LT Claude Julian Hill

Navy LT Claude Julian Hill, 23, of Clarksburg, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Escolar (SS-294). Lieutenant Hill was declared missing in action when his ship was attacked by an Imperial Japanese Navy ship and sunk off the Tsumshima Straights near Nagasaki Japan. Gave his life on Death October 17, 1944.

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Army PVT Louis Hill

Army PVT Louis Hill, 22, of Ashton, Maryland. He was assigned to 466th Anti-Aircraft Artillery, Automatic Weapons Battalion. Hill died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident and was declared missing in action. Gave his life on December 12, 1943.

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Army PVT William Beall Hill

Army PVT William Beall Hill, 24, of Bethesda, Maryland. Hill died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on August 6, 1944.

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Army PFC David Wilson Hines

Army PFC David Wilson Hines, 19, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. Hines was killed in action in Germany. Gave his life on October 7, 1944.



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Army PVT Donald Nicholas Hollander

Army PVT Donald Nicholas Hollander, 18, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Intelligence, Company B, 399th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division. Hollander was killed in action in France. Gave his life on March 16, 1945.

Woodard Hoover

Army 2LT Woodard Hoover

Army 2LT Woodard Hoover, 24, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to HQ Staff, 2nd Armored Division. Hoover died in the line of duty while his unit was fighting in the Battle of the Bulge of a non-battle related incident during the war. Gave his life on 1944. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1943.

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Navy S1 Robert Lee Hubbard

Navy S1 Robert Lee Hubbard, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the SS Joseph Wheeler. Hubbard was declared missing in action when his ship caught on fire during a German air attack in Bari, Italy. Gave his life on December 3, 1944.

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Army PVT James Wilbur Hudson

Army PVT James Wilbur Hudson, 25, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned 68th Field Artillery, 1st Armored Division. Hudson was killed in action. Gave his life on September 12, 1944.

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Navy S2 Benjamin “Benny” Henry Hunter

Navy S2 Benjamin “Benny” Henry Hunter, 18, of Potomac, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Comet (AP-166). Hunter was killed in action. Gave his life on December 3, 1944. Attended Cabin John School.

Harold Benton Jeffers

Air Force FO Harold Benton Jeffers

Air Force FO Harold Benton Jeffers, 23, of Dickerson, Maryland. Jeffers died in the line of duty of a non-battle related incident during the war when his AT-11 bombardier training plane crashed soon after its takeoff from Waco’s army flying school field. Gave his life on December 21, 1942.

William Frederick Jennings, Jr.

Air Force Cpl William Frederick Jennings, Jr.

Air Force Cpl William Frederick Jennings, Jr., 20, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 2117th Base Service Unit. Corporal Jennings was died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident during the war. Gave his life on February 26, 1945.

Clarence Preston Johnson

Army PVT Clarence Preston Johnson

Army PVT Clarence Preston Johnson, 28, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Company B, 315th Infantry Regiment. Private Johnson died of wounds received in action. Gave his life on April 3, 1945.

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Army LTC (Ret.) Elza Charles Johnson

Army LTC (Ret.) Elza Charles Johnson, 69, of Bethesda, Maryland. Johnson died from a non-battle related incident during the war. Gave his life on April 14, 1942. Served in the Spanish-American War.

John Westley Johnson, Jr.

Army PVT John Westley Johnson, Jr.

Army PVT John Westley Johnson, Jr., 19, of Glen Echo Heights, Maryland. He was assigned to 506th Parachute Infantry. Johnson was killed in action in Belgium. Gave his life on December 19, 1944. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Glenn Irving Jones

Army COL (Ret.) Glenn Irving Jones

Army COL (Ret.) Glenn Irving Jones, 59, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the Medical Corps and was Chief Surgeon at Walter Reed. Jones died from a non-battle related incident during the war. Gave his life on July 18, 1942. Graduated from George Washington University in 1905. Graduated from Army Medical School in 1910. Graduated from Army War College in 1928. Graduated from the School of Army Aviation Medicine in 1931.

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Navy F1 Lloyd Wesley Jones, Jr.

Navy F1 Lloyd Wesley Jones, Jr., 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Bristol (DD-453). Jones died when his ship was sunk by German submarine while enroute to Oran, Algeria during the war. Gave his life on October 13, 1943.

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Army TSGT Marion Franklin Jones

Army TSGT Marion Franklin Jones, 27, of Cabin John, Maryland. He was assigned to 83rd Chemical Battalion. Jones was declared missing in action. Gave his life on January 26, 1944.

William Francis Jones, Jr.

Navy MM3 William Francis Jones, Jr.

Navy MM3 William Francis Jones, Jr., 23, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Cisco. Jones was declared missing in action when his ship was sunk by Japanese aircraft west of Mindanao, Phillipines during the war. Gave his life on September 28, 1943.



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Navy LTJG Roger Wean Karr

Navy LTJG Roger Wean Karr, 24, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Bomber-Fighter Squadron Seventeen (VBF-17). Karr was declared missing in action after his plane lost control after aerial combat with enemy fighter planes over enemy territory in Japan. Gave his life on March 19, 1945.

Richard Murgatroyd Kehoe

Air Force Tech Sgt Richard Murgatroyd Kehoe

Air Force Tech Sgt Richard Murgatroyd Kehoe, 21, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 461st Bombardment Group (H) as a radio operator/gunner for Russell #19-0. Kehoe was killed in action on B-24 Liberator when he was shot down while on his 45th bombing mission. Gave his life on August 12, 1944. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

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Navy S2 Mahlon John Kelbaugh

Navy S2 Mahlon John Kelbaugh, 17, of Barnesville, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Sims (DD-409). Kelbaugh was declared missing in action when his ship was sunk by enemy fire in the Coral Sea. Gave his life on May 7, 1942.

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Coast Guard S1 William Joseph Kelley, Jr.

Coast Guard S1 William Joseph Kelley, Jr., 29, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Kelley was declared missing in action. Gave his life on February 4, 1944.

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Marine Corps Pvt Edward Charles Kemeys

Marine Corps Pvt Edward Charles Kemeys, 18, of Garrett Park, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, New Britain. Kemeys was killed in action. Gave his life on January 22, 1944. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1942.

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Army PFC Benjamin Franklin Kemp, Jr.

Army PFC Benjamin Franklin Kemp, Jr., 19, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 362nd Regimental Combat Team, 91st Infantry Division. Kemp was killed in action near Pontadera, Italy. Gave his life on June 18, 1944. Attended Montgomery-Blair High School.

Elmer Hill Kiehl

Navy Cpt Elmer Hill Kiehl

Navy Cpt Elmer Hill Kiehl, 47, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Henrico (APA-45), Commander Transport Division 50. Kiel was killed in action when his ship was hit by a kamikaze plane attack. Gave his life on April 2, 1945. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1920.

Edward “Eddie” O. Kihlbom

Army TEC5 Edward “Eddie” O. Kihlbom

Army TEC5 Edward “Eddie” O. Kihlbom, 23, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Kihlbom died in line of duty from a non-battle related incident when one of the hand grenades he was delivering on his truck came loose and the truck exploded. Gave his life on May 26, 1943.

Charles Lawrence Kilburn

Army LTC Charles Lawrence Kilburn

Army LTC Charles Lawrence Kilburn, 50, of Bethesda, Maryland. Kilburn died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident in Miami. Gave his life on May 16, 1942. Graduated from West Point in 1913.

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Army PFC William Wallace Kirby, Jr.

Army PFC William Wallace Kirby, Jr., 20, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division. Kirby was killed in action. Gave his life on October 20, 1944.

Nelson McArthur Lancaster

Navy LTJG Nelson McArthur Lancaster

Navy LTJG Nelson McArthur Lancaster, 22, of Bethesda, Maryland. Lancaster was killed in action when his plane was shot down by the Japanese over the Pacific Ocean. His body was never recovered. Gave his life on May 8, 1945. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1940.

Hewitt Donald Lee

Army PFC Hewitt Donald Lee

Army PFC Hewitt Donald Lee, 23, of Colesville, Maryland. He was assigned to 414th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division. Lee was killed in action. Gave his life on April 14, 1945.



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John Fulton Ligon, Jr.

Army 2LT John Fulton Ligon, Jr.

Army 2LT John Fulton Ligon, Jr., 25, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to B-17F #42-29538, 843rd Bomber Squadron, 488th Bomber Group. Ligon died in the line of duty when his plane crashed six miles northeast of Hillsborough Army Airfield near Tampa, Florida. Gave his life on February 29, 1944.

William “Bill” Pinkney Linkins, Jr.

Marine Corps Sgt William “Bill” Pinkney Linkins, Jr.

Marine Corps Sgt William “Bill” Pinkney Linkins, Jr., 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division. Linkins was killed in action when a shell fragment hit him in the head during the Japanese banzai charge in Tinian. Gave his life on July 25, 1944.

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Marine Corps Pvt Richard Allen Lowe

Marine Corps Pvt Richard Allen Lowe, 19, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Lowe was killed in action in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Gave his life on July 1, 1945. Attended Richard Montgomery High School.

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Navy RDM2C Morris Smead Lowman, Jr.

Navy RDM2C Morris Smead Lowman, Jr., 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Liddle (DE-206). Lowman was killed in action when his ship was attacked by Japanese Zero kamikaza pilots during the Battle at Ormoc Bay on the island of Leyte in the Pacific Ocean. Gave his life on December 7, 1944. Graduated from Coolidge High School in 1942. Attended the University of Maryland College Park.

John Edgar Lynch

Army 1Lt John Edgar Lynch

Army 1Lt John Edgar Lynch, 33, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 3607th Ordinance, Ordinance Department. Lynch died in the line of duty from a non-battled related incident. Gave his life on October 15, 1944. Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School in 1928.

Lawrence MacKenzie

Army 1LT Lawrence MacKenzie

Army 1LT Lawrence MacKenzie, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 85th Mountain Infantry, 10th Mountain Division, Company G. MacKenzie was killed in action by shrapnel from an artillery barrage while checking one of the rifle platoons. Gave his life on February 21, 1945. Attended University of Maryland College Park.

Woodrow Wilson Marth

Army PFC Woodrow Wilson Marth

Army PFC Woodrow Wilson Marth, 32, of Rockvile, Maryland. He was assigned to 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division. Marth was killed in action in Germany. Gave his life on March 11, 1945. Attended Richard Montgomery High School. Active member of the Rockville Fire Department.

Byron Tucker Masincupp

Navy RM3 Byron Tucker Masincupp

Navy RM3 Byron Tucker Masincupp, 22, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Shark (SS-314). Masincupp was declared missing in action when his ship was sunk by Japanese destroyer Harukaze off Taiwan during the war. Gave his life on October 24, 1944. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1940.

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Army CPT John William Mathers

Army CPT John William Mathers, 34, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 167th Glider Infantry, 11th Airborne Division. Mathers was killed in action. Gave his life on April 4, 1945.

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Army PVT William Ralph Mazur

Army PVT William Ralph Mazur, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. Mazur was killed in action. Gave his life on August 9, 1944.

George Mark McDonald

Army SGT George Mark McDonald

Army SGT George Mark McDonald, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. McDonald was killed in action when his unit joined the battle for Vire, France. Gave his life on August 7, 1944. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1940.

Robert Clifton McKee

Army 1LT Robert Clifton McKee

Army 1LT Robert Clifton McKee, 23, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to Infantry. McKee was killed in action. Gave his life on November 16, 1944. Attended University of Maryland College Park.

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Air Force PFC Reed Augustus McRoberts

Air Force PFC Reed Augustus McRoberts, 34, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Headquarters Squadron, 345th Bomber Group. McRoberts was killed in action in the Philippines. Gave his life on November 12, 1944.

 


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Air Force SSGT Ernest Woodrow Michael

Air Force SSGT Ernest Woodrow Michael, 26, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to 1st Allied Airborne. Michael died in the line of duty from a non-battled related incident. Gave his life on November 26, 1944. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

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Army PVT Rosier Lee Mills, Jr.

Army PVT Rosier Lee Mills, Jr., 21, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to First Special Force, 3rd Company, 3rd Regiment. Mills was killed in action in the Mediterranean. Gave his life on February 18, 1944.

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Army TEC5 Ira Deane Minner

Army TEC5 Ira Deane Minner, 21, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 115th Medical Battalion, 40th Infantry Division. Minner died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on July 29, 1945.

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Navy S2 Howard Victor Mobley, Jr.

Navy S2 Howard Victor Mobley, Jr., 20, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Bennion (DD-662). Mobley died from wounds received from an explosion of an enemy shell in the Asiatic area. Gave his life on April 12, 1945. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1943.

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Army TEC5 Woodrow Wilson Mobley

Army TEC5 Woodrow Wilson Mobley, 21, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to 5th Cavalry Regiment. Mobley died in the line of duty five days after the war ended. Gave his life on September 7, 1945.

John Holbrook Moffett

Air Force 2nd Lt John Holbrook Moffett

Air Force 2nd Lt John Holbrook Moffett, 19, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to 467th Bombardment Group. Moffett died in the line of duty when two Army bombers collided near Salt Lake City, Utah. Gave his life on December 29, 1943.

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Army PFC Charles Warman Morris

Army PFC Charles Warman Morris, 30, of Wheaton, Maryland. He was assigned to 104th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division. Morris was killed in action near Dieuze, France. Gave his life on November 11, 1944.

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Army PFC John Henry Mussetter, Jr.

Army PFC John Henry Mussetter, Jr., 23, of Germantown, Maryland. He was assigned to Signal Corps. Mussetter died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident when he sustained knife-wounds in a fight with an unidentified enlisted man. Gave his life on June 3, 1944.

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Army TSGT Hugh Kennedy Myers

Army TSGT Hugh Kennedy Myers, 28, of Bethesda, Maryland. Myers died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on September 12, 1945.

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Army SGT Lloyd Douglas Newman 92nd Infantry Division Buffalo Soldiers

Army SGT Lloyd Douglas Newman, 33, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to 366th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division. Newman was killed in action. Gave his life on December 29, 1944.

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Army TEC5 Joseph Bird Nicholson

Army TEC5 Joseph Bird Nicholson, 22, of Olney, Maryland. He was assigned to 822nd Tank Destroyer Battalion. Nicholson was killed in action. Gave his life on March 30, 1945.

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Air Force Sgt Harry Marvin Norris

Air Force Sgt Harry Marvin Norris, 22, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 351st Bomber Group. Norris was killed in action. Gave his life on May 28,1944.

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Marine Corps Pvt John Ainslie Nugent

Marine Corps Pvt John Ainslie Nugent, 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 5th Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force. Nugent was killed in action in Iwo Jima, Japan. Gave his life on March 8, 1945. Graduated from Riverside Military Academy in Georgia. Attended George Washington University before joining the Marines.



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Marine Corps Pvt Owen Thomas O’Callaghan

Marine Corps Pvt Owen Thomas O’Callaghan, 18, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Headquarters and Service Company, 7th Marines Regiment, 1st Marine Division. O’Callaghan died of wounds received in battle. Gave his life on June 6, 1945.

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Air Force FO Douglas Carlton Oland

Air Force FO Douglas Carlton Oland, 24, of Brookeville, Maryland. He was assigned to 64th Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group. Oland died in the line of duty when the plane he was flying exploded in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Gave his life on June 7, 1943.

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Air Force SSgt Lloyd Bernard Oliver

Air Force SSgt Lloyd Bernard Oliver, 24, of Takoma Park, Maryland. Oliver died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on February 5, 1943.

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Air Force 1st Lt Lloyd John Page, Jr.

Air Force 1st Lt Lloyd John Page, Jr., 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 313th Fighter Squadron, 50th Fighter Group. Page was killed in action. Gave his life on August 26, 1944. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1939.

William Everett Patton

Army TEC4 William Everett Patton

Army TEC4 William Everett Patton, 26, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 164th Engineers Combat Battalion. Patton was killed in action when a shell hit his jeep in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Gave his life on March 9, 1945. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1937.

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Army TSGT Frank Leon Peak, Jr.

Army TSGT Frank Leon Peak, Jr., 25, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 53rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division. Peak was killed in action in Luxembourg. Gave his life on February 23, 1945.

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Marine Corps Cpl Edwin Darby Peddicord

Marine Corps Cpl Edwin Darby Peddicord, 20, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force. Peddicord was declared missing in action. Gave his life on February 20, 1945.

Carlton Cleveland Penn, Jr.

Air Force 2nd Lt Carlton Cleveland Penn, Jr.

Air Force 2nd Lt Carlton Cleveland Penn, Jr., 24, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 500th Bombardment Squadron, 345th Bomber Group. Penn was killed in action off Formosa in Taiwan. Gave his life on April 4, 1945.

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Army TEC4 John Leo Pettis

Army TEC4 John Leo Pettis, 32, of Cabin John, Maryland. He was assigned to 1465th Service Unit, Patient Detachment, Camp Van Dorn, Mississippi. Pettis died in the line of from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on May 13, 1945.

Carmon “Cuz” Francis Pirro

Navy ENS Carmon “Cuz” Francis Pirro

Navy ENS Carmon “Cuz” Francis Pirro, 26, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Pirro was killed in action while in charge of a scout boat during the Allied assault on Anzio, Italy. He was declared missing in action. Gave his life on December 20, 1943. Graduated from Catholic University in 1940. Attended US Naval Reserve Midshipmen’s School.

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Army TEC5 Roger William Poole

Army TEC5 Roger William Poole, 24, of Clarksburg, Maryland. He was assigned to 805th Tank Destroyer Battalion. Poole was killed in action in Tunisia. Gave his life on April 11, 1943.

Silhouette of a servicemember in front of an American flag Air Force 2nd Lt Edward Aloysius Porter, Jr.

Air Force 2nd Lt Edward Aloysius Porter, Jr., 21, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 327th Bombardment Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group. Porter was killed in action when his plane crash landed due to battle damage sustained during a bombing mission to Kaiserslautern, Germany. Gave his life on December 30, 1944.



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Air Force Sgt Earl Burton Richards, Jr.

Air Force Sgt Earl Burton Richards, Jr., 21, of Laytonsville, Maryland. He was assigned to 577th Bomber Squadron, B-24J #42073505 (Fairy Belle). Richards was killed in action when his plane crashed due to material failure. Gave his life on April 8, 1944.

William Thomas Semmes Roberts

Army LTC William Thomas Semmes Roberts

Army LTC William Thomas Semmes Roberts, 45, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to 54th Infantry Battalion, 10th Armored Division. Roberts was killed in action in Germany. Gave his life on April 9, 1945. Graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1920.

Alexander Bruce Robertson

Navy SK2C Alexander Bruce Robertson

Navy SK2C Alexander Bruce Robertson, 30, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Franklin (CV-13). Robertson was declared missing in action when two enemy planes crashed into the ship during the Okinawa Gunto operation. Gave his life on March 19, 1945. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1934.

Samuel Thomas Robertson, Jr.

Marine Corps 1stLt Samuel Thomas Robertson, Jr.

Marine Corps 1stLt Samuel Thomas Robertson, Jr., 24, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Company A, 5th Engineer Battalion, 5th Marine Division. Robertson was killed in action in Iwo Jima. Gave his life on February 22, 1945. Attended University of Maryland College Park.

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Army PVT Bruce Murray Ross

Army PVT Bruce Murray Ross, 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 453rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery. Ross died of wounds received in action. Gave his life on July 10, 1944.

Richard C. Russell

Air Force SSgt Richard C. Russell

Air Force SSgt Richard C. Russell, 21, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to 332nd Bomber Squadron, 94th Bomber Group, Heavy. Russell was killed in action. Gave his life on June 13, 1943.

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Army PFC James Floyd Rye

Army PFC James Floyd Rye, 26, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Rye died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on January 9, 1945.

Ivan John Sandell

Navy LT Ivan John Sandell

Navy LT Ivan John Sandell, 32, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Grampus (SS-207). Sandell died when his ship was possibly sunk by Japanese destroyers in Blackett Strait during the war. He was declared missing in action. Gave his life on March 23, 1944.

Raymond Laraway Sanford, Jr.

Army PFC Raymond Laraway Sanford, Jr.

Army PFC Raymond Laraway Sanford, Jr., 30, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Sanford died of wounds received in action. Gave his life on June 9, 1944. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1941.

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Army PVT Otto Santini

Army PVT Otto Santini, 32, of Burtonsville, Maryland. He was assigned to 10th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division. Santini died of wounds received in action. Gave his life on November 19, 1944.

Lewis Sneed Sasser, Jr.

Army 1LT Lewis Sneed Sasser, Jr.

Army 1LT Lewis Sneed Sasser, Jr., 27, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 2nd Armored Division, Company E. Sasser was killed in action in the Battle of the Bulge. Gave his life on January 3, 1945.

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Navy MM2C John Brinton Schaefer

Navy MM2C John Brinton Schaefer, 26, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to USS Shubrick (DD-639). Schaefer was killed in action when his ship was attacked during an air raid in Palermo, Sicily. Gave his life on August 4, 1943. Attended Central High School.

 

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Army PVT Harry Joseph Selby

Army PVT Harry Joseph Selby of Kensington, Maryland. Selby died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life in 1943.

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Army SGT Raymond Martin Sellman

Army SGT Raymond Martin Sellman, 28, of Clarksburg, Maryland. He was assigned to Company C, 13th Tank Battalion. Sellman was killed in action. Gave his life on October 29, 1944. Attended Poolesville High School.

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Army TEC4 John S. Shaw

Army TEC4 John S. Shaw, 32, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to Infantry. Shaw died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on April 25, 1945.

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Army LTC Howard Grant Sheldon

Army LTC Howard Grant Sheldon, 56, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Detachment Engineer Section, Alaskan Department. Sheldon died aboard a plane that crashed in Anchorage, Alaska while on leave. Gave his life on October 21, 1945.

Walter Thompson Shepard

Army PFC Walter Thompson Shepard

Army PFC Walter Thompson Shepard, 21, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division. Shepard was killed in action. Gave his life on July 5, 1944. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1942.

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Navy WT3C William Joseph Shepherd

Navy WT3C William Joseph Shepherd, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to USS Evans (DD-552). Shepherd was killed in action when his ship was attacked by enemy planes near Okinawa, Japan. Gave his life on May 11, 1945.

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Army PFC Roger Denton Shields, Sr.

Army PFC Roger Denton Shields, Sr., 32, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 417th Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Division. Shields was killed in action. Gave his life on February 8, 1945.

William Gray Shultz

Army CPT William Gray Shultz

Army CPT William Gray Shultz, 26, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 3rd Tank Battalion, 10th Armed Division. Shultz was killed in action in Belgium. Gave his life on January 13, 1945. Graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1941.

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Army PFC Robert George Shupe

Army PFC Robert George Shupe, 34, of Derwood, Maryland. He was assigned to 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Shupe was killed in action. Gave his life on October 4, 1944.

Edward Arthur Silven

Air Force 2nd Lt Edward Arthur Silven

Air Force 2nd Lt Edward Arthur Silven, 24, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to B-24G (#42-78298), 827th Bombardment Squadron, 484th Bomber Group. Silven was killed in action when his plane was attacked by multiple German fighter planes and ended up crashing. Gave his life on September 18, 1944. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1938.

John Gilliland Simpson

Air Force Col John Gilliland Simpson

Air Force Col John Gilliland Simpson, 32, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to B-26C Marauder (#41-35021), Headquarters, 451st Bomber Squadron, 322nd Bomber Group. Simpson died as a prisoner of war after his plane was shot down by anti-aircraft fire in Germany. Gave his life on July 20, 1944. Graduated from University of Maryland College Park in 1935.

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Army WO Charles R. Smith

Army WO Charles R. Smith of Montgomery County, Maryland. Smith died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on unknown.

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Air Force 2nd Lt Robert Howard Smith

Air Force 2nd Lt Robert Howard Smith, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 59th Fighter Squad, 33rd Fighter Group. Smith was killed in action. Gave his life on February 2, 1943. Attended University of Maryland College Park.

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Navy S2 Theodore Samuel Smith

Navy S2 Theodore Samuel Smith, 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to USS Warrington (DD-383). Smith was declared missing in action when his ship sank in a hurricane off the Bahamas during the war. Gave his life on September 13, 1944.

 

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Hardy James Sorrell

Marine Corps PFC Hardy James Sorrell

Marine Corps PFC Hardy James Sorrell, 18, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 22nd Marine Regiment. Sorrell was killed in action in Guam. Gave his life on July 27, 1944. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Merrille “Bunny” Speake

Navy ARM3 Merrille “Bunny” Speake

Navy ARM3 Merrille “Bunny” Speake, 19, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Speake died at sea in the line of duty when a plane he was on crashed after taking off. Gave his life on July 9, 1945.

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Army PVT Everett Vincent Stafford

Army PVT Everett Vincent Stafford, 22, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to Company B, 7th QM Training Regiment. Stafford died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on January 17, 1944.

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Marine Corps 2ndLt Leonard Roy Steidel, Jr.

Marine Corps 2ndLt Leonard Roy Steidel, Jr., 23, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 244. Steidel died during clean-up operations after the war ended. He was declared missing September 18, 1945. Gave his life on September 18, 1946.

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Air Force 2nd Lt Edward E. Stevens

Air Force 2nd Lt Edward E. Stevens, 22, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to B-26B (#41-18101), 496th Bomber Squadron, 344th Bomber Group. Stevens died in the line of duty when his plane was lost on a ferrying mission in the Gulf of Mexico during the war. Gave his life on December 28, 1942.

George Jackson Stevens, Jr.

Army PFC George Jackson Stevens, Jr.

Army PFC George Jackson Stevens, Jr., 22, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division. Stevens died of wounds received in action. Gave his life on March 15, 1945.

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Marine Corps Pvt Frank Pelham Stone

Marine Corps Pvt Frank Pelham Stone, 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 29th Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division. Stone was killed in action in Okinawa, Japan. Gave his life on June 9, 1945.

Jennis “Jack” Morrell Strickland, Jr.,

Air Force 1st Lt Jennis “Jack” Morrell Strickland, Jr.

Air Force 1st Lt Jennis “Jack” Morrell Strickland, Jr., 22, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 700th Bomber Squadron, 445th Bomber Group, Heavy. Strickland was killed in action when his plane was shot down during “Operation Varsity” in Germany. Gave his life on March 24, 1945. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1940.

Fred Warren Suddueth, Sr.

Marine Corps PFC Fred Warren Suddueth, Sr.

Marine Corps PFC Fred Warren Suddueth, Sr., 25, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 31 REPLNDR, SERTRPS, 5th Marine Division. Suddueth was killed in action during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Gave his life on March 10, 1945. Graduated from Rockville High School.

Samuel “Sam” Augustus Syme

Army MAJ Samuel “Sam” Augustus Syme

Army MAJ Samuel “Sam” Augustus Syme, 43, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 7th Army, General Patton’s Staff. Syme died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on January 2, 1944. Graduated from Virginia Military Institute, Harvard University of Law, and National Law School.

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Army TSGT William Koontz Teepe

Army TSGT William Koontz Teepe of Washington Grove, Maryland. Teepe died of wounds received in action. Gave his life on unknown.

 


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Navy RTC Robert Turner Thielscher

Navy RTC Robert Turner Thielscher, 25, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Indianapolis (CA-35). Thielscher died when his ship was torpedoed by Imperial Japanese Navy submarine I-58. He was declared missing in action. Gave his life on July 30, 1945. Graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in 1939.

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Air Force CPL Robert George Thomas

Air Force CPL Robert George Thomas, 22, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 13th Air Force, 11th Bombardment Group, 98th Bombardment Squadron and was a gunner on B-17E #412616 (Blue Goose). Thomas died when the plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire, tearing off a wing causing the plane to crash into the sea near Bougainville, New Guinea. He was declared missing in action. Gave his life on September 29, 1942.

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Marine Corps Pvt James William Thompson

Marine Corps Pvt James William Thompson, 19, of Sandy Spring, Maryland. Thompson was killed in action. Gave his life on November 24, 1943.

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Army PFC Robert Warren Tittsler

Army PFC Robert Warren Tittsler, 20, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division. Tittsler was killed in action. Gave his life on October 26, 1944.

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Army TEC4 Frederick Toal

Army TEC4 Frederick Toal, 27, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 317th Station Hospital at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. Toal died in the line of duty from wounds received from an accident involving a dynamite blast. Gave his life on June 4, 1943.

James Trimble III

Marine Corps Pvt James Trimble III

Marine Corps Pvt James Trimble III, 19, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 4th Platoon, 3rd Reconnaissance Company, 3rd Marine Division. Trimble was killed in action when a Japanese soldier with a mine strapped to his body jumped in his foxhole, wrapped his arms around the severely wounded Marine and detonated the mine, killing them both. Gave his life on 1945. Graduated from St. Albans School in Washington, DC.

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Army PVT Eugene Rufus Umberger

Army PVT Eugene Rufus Umberger, 34, of Germantown, Maryland. He was assigned to 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. Umberger was killed in action. Gave his life on January 1, 1945.

Cecil Joseph Umstead

Marine Corps 1stLt Cecil Joseph Umstead

Marine Corps 1stLt Cecil Joseph Umstead, 34, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to Headquarters Company, Regulation Station (Transient Center). Umstead was declared missing in action on April 17, 1943 in New South Wales, Australia. Gave his life on April 18, 1944. Graduated from Central High School in 1928.

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Army PVT Jack Robert Vogel

Army PVT Jack Robert Vogel, 19, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 158th Infantry Regiment. Vogel was killed in action. Gave his life on July 5, 1944.

David Edward Walsh

Army CPT David Edward Walsh

Army CPT David Edward Walsh, 26, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to 29 MRU. Walsh died from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on October 14, 1945.

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Marine Corps PFC John Franklin Walter

Marine Corps PFC John Franklin Walter, 20, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to Battery F, 2nd Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Walter was killed in action in Guam. Gave his life on July 26, 1944.

William Edwin Warfield

Army LTC William Edwin Warfield

Army LTC William Edwin Warfield, 27, of Damascus, Maryland. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Warfield was killed in action by enemy fire in Lison, France after the invasion of Normandy. Gave his life on June 10, 1944.

 


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Army PVT Stanley Wilson Watkins

Army PVT Stanley Wilson Watkins, 19, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 157th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. Watkins was killed in action. Gave his life on September 23, 1944.

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Air Force 2nd Lt William R. Watkins

Air Force 2nd Lt William R. Watkins, 20, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 38th Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group, P-51D10 (#44-14161). Watkins died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident when the plane he was in crashed in Canewdon, England. Gave his life on March 1, 1945.

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Army CPL Herman Welfeld

Army CPL Herman Welfeld, 39, of Rockville, Maryland. Welfeld died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on December 28, 1944.

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Navy CPhM Thomas Addison Wetherell

Navy CPhM Thomas Addison Wetherell, 36, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Langley. Wetherell died when the USS Pecos was sunk by a Japanese air attack from Soryu during the war in the Indian Ocean. He was a survivor of the sinking of the Langley and picked up by the Pecos. Gave his life on March 1, 1942.

Stafford Manchester Wheeler

Navy Reserve LT (MC) Stafford Manchester Wheeler

Navy Reserve LT (MC) Stafford Manchester Wheeler, 34, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the U.S.A. Typhus Commission, Typhus Control Unit. Wheeler was killed in action. Gave his life on April 13, 1945.

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Army COL Charles Anderson Wickliffe

Army COL Charles Anderson Wickliffe, 59, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to the Judge Advocate General’s Department. Wickliffe died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on May 1, 1944.

David Spencer Wilson

Navy LCDR David Spencer Wilson

Navy LCDR David Spencer Wilson, 26, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Tullibee (SS-284). Wilson was declared missing in action when the Tullibee was sunk by a circular run of her own torpedo north of Palau during the water. Gave his life on March 26, 1944.

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Air Force 2nd Lt Walter Frewen Wilson, Jr.

Air Force 2nd Lt Walter Frewen Wilson, Jr., 23, of Brookeville, Maryland. He was assigned to 328th Fighter Squadron. Wilson died in the line of duty from a non-battle related incident. Gave his life on November 18, 1944.

Jacob Willie Wingo

Army PVT Jacob Willie Wingo

Army PVT Jacob Willie Wingo, 26, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 406th Infantry Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division. Wingo killed in action in Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany. Gave his life on December 3, 1944.

John “Jack” Richard Wolfe

Army PVT John “Jack” Richard Wolfe

Army PVT John “Jack” Richard Wolfe, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 45th Infantry Division. Wolfe was killed in action near Anzio Beachhead in Nettuno, Italy. Gave his life on June 3, 1944.

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Army SGT George Phillip Wood

Army SGT George Phillip Wood, 33, of Cabin John, Maryland. He was assigned 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division. Wood was killed in action. Gave his life on January 16, 1945.

Kenneth E. Wright

Air Force Sgt Kenneth E. Wright

Air Force Sgt Kenneth E. Wright of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to 351st Bomber Squadron, 100th Bomber Group, Heavy. Wright was killed in action when his plan was hit by enemy fire. Gave his life on April 3, 1945. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1940.

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Army CPL William Greenwood Yeatman

Army CPL William Greenwood Yeatman, 31, of Silver Spring, Maryland. Yeatman was killed in action in Okinawa, Japan. Gave his life on April 21, 1945.



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John Carver Adams

Army CPT John Carver Adams

Army CPT John Carver Adams, 22, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division. Adams was killed in action in the Second Battle of the Marne in Chateau-Thierry, France. Gave his life on July 25, 1918.

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Army PVT William Elmer Atwood

Army PVT William Elmer Atwood, 24, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to 71st Infantry Division at Camp Meade, Maryland. Atwood died in the line of duty from disease. Gave his life on October 12, 1918.

Francis Fillmore Barber

Army PVT Francis Fillmore Barber

Army PVT Francis Fillmore Barber, 19, of Laytonsville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company D, 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division. Barber died of wounds received in action in France. Gave his life on July 29, 1918.

Junius Ignatius Boyle

Army 2LT Junius Ignatius Boyle

Army 2LT Junius Ignatius Boyle, 40, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to the 37th Division, 147th Infantry Regiment. Boyle was killed in action in Thiaucourt, Lorraine, France, after a series of daring exploits in raiding the enemy's lines. Gave his life on October 11, 1918.

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Army PVT Walter Montgomery Briggs

Army PVT Walter Montgomery Briggs, 27, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to 313 Ambulance Company, 304th Sanitary Training. Briggs died of wounds received in action in Argonne, France. Gave his life on October 4, 1918.

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Marine Corps LCpl William Irvin Brooke

Marine Corps LCpl William Irvin Brooke, 33, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company E, 59th Field Artillery. Brooke died in the line of duty from appendicitis at Camp Logan, Houston, TX. Gave his life on September 10, 1918.

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Army Mechanic Albert O. Burgdorf

Army Mechanic Albert O. Burgdorf, 31, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Company C, 3rd D.C. Infantry Regiment. Burgdorf died in the line of duty from a non-combat related accident. Gave his life on August 26, 1917.

Edwin Haines Chinn

Army PVT Edwin Haines Chinn

Army PVT Edwin Haines Chinn, 23, of Brookeville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company B, 307 Ammunition Train at Ft. McPherson, GA. Chinn died in the line of duty from pneumonia. Gave his life on December 30, 1917. Chinn was the first soldier from Montgomery County, Maryland to give his life in WWI.

Edward Carroll Cissel

Army CPT Edward Carroll Cissel

Army CPT Edward Carroll Cissel, 22, of Wheaton, Maryland. He was assigned to Company E, 17th Infantry Regiment. Cissel died in the line of duty from pneumonia at Camp Meade, MD. Gave his life on October 7, 1918.

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Army PVT William Julius Compher

Army PVT William Julius Compher, 31, of Poolesville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company C, 312th Machine Gun Battalion, 79th Division. Compher died from wounds received in action in Lorraine, France. Gave his life on September 28, 1918.



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Army PVT William Julius Compher

Army PVT William Julius Compher, 31, of Poolesville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company C, 312th Machine Gun Battalion, 79th Division. Compher died from wounds received in action in Lorraine, France. Gave his life on September 28, 1918.

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Army PVT Andrew Jackson Dailey Jr.

Army PVT Andrew Jackson Dailey Jr., 29, of Brookeville, Maryland. He was assigned to 2nd Engineer Training Regiment Camp. Dailey died in the line of duty from pneumonia at Camp Humphreys, Virginia. Gave his life on October 8, 1918.

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Army CPT Hugh Mackay Davis

Army CPT Hugh Mackay Davis, 26, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to Company E, 3rd Infantry Regiment. Davis died in the line of duty from disease at Fort Sam, Houston, Texas. Gave his life on April 5, 1918. Graduated from Cornell University in 1915.

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Army PVT Aaron Dyson

Army PVT Aaron Dyson, 26, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Gave his life on November 22, 1918.

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Naval Reserve Force SA Robert Lindsay Edmonds

Naval Reserve Force SA Robert Lindsay Edmonds, 20, of Rockville, Maryland. Edmonds died in the line of duty from pneumonia at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Gave his life on November 9, 1918.

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Navy LDS Ernest William Emery, Jr.

Navy LDS Ernest William Emery, Jr., 21, of Takoma Park, Maryland. He was assigned to training in naval radio work. Emery died in the line of duty from pneumonia at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Gave his life on September 30, 1918.

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Army PVT Abraham Lincoln Foster

Army PVT Abraham Lincoln Foster, 24, of Germantown, Maryland. He was assigned to Supply Company, 351st Field Artillery, 92nd Division. Foster died in the line of duty from pneumonia at Camp Meade, Maryland. Gave his life on April 7, 1918.

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Army PVT Adolphus Major Graham

Army PVT Adolphus Major Graham, 30, of Poolesville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company D, 343 Labor Battalion. Graham died in the line of duty from pneumonia in Newport News, Virginia. Gave his life on October 21, 1918.

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Army PVT Basil Richard Graham

Army PVT Basil Richard Graham, 22, of Poolesville, Maryland. He was assigned to Headquarters Stevedore & Laboratory Organization. Graham died in the line of duty from pneumonia in Newport News, Virginia. Gave his life on October 11, 1918.

 

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Army PVT Lee William Heffner

Army PVT Lee William Heffner, 20, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to Company B, 1st Field Battalion Signal Corps. Heffner died in the line of duty from pneumonia at Fort Bliss, Texas. Gave his life on May 22, 1917.

Frederick Neel Henderson

Army 1LT Dr. Frederick Neel Henderson

Army 1LT Dr. Frederick Neel Henderson, 37, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to Medical Officer Training Camp. Henderson died in the line of duty from meningitis at Camp Oglethorpe, Georgia. Gave his life on April 7, 1918. He attended Rockville Academy, George Washington University, and graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1903. Henderson was the former President and at the time of his death Secretary and Treasurer of the Montgomery County Medical Society.

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Army PVT Charles H. Hood

Army PVT Charles H. Hood, 31, of Norbeck, Maryland. He was assigned to Company G, 372nd Infantry, 93rd Division. Hood died of wounds received in action in France. Gave his life on June 11, 1918.

Paul Latene Hull

Army PVT Paul Latene Hull

Army PVT Paul Latene Hull, 21, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 115th Infantry, 29th Division. Hull died from wounds received in action in Alsace, France. Gave his life on August 3, 1918.

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Army PVT George B. Johnson

Army PVT George B. Johnson, 24, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Company 50, 13th Battalion, 153rd Depot Brigade. Johnson died in the line of duty from pneumonia at Camp Dixon, New Jersey. Gave his life on September 29, 1918.

Henry Keefer Lenhart

Army PVT Henry Keefer Lenhart

Army PVT Henry Keefer Lenhart, 31, of Germantown, Maryland. He was assigned to Company B, 310th Machine Gun Battalion, 79th Division. Lenhart died in the line of duty from pneumonia in France. Gave his life on February 9, 1919.

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Army PFC John Howerton “Howdy” Lindsay

Army PFC John Howerton “Howdy” Lindsay, 22, of Colesville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division. Lindsay was killed in action in France. Gave his life on October 8, 1918.

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Army PVT Charles Frederick Linthicum

Army PVT Charles Frederick Linthicum, 30, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to Company G, 71st Infantry. Linthicum died in the line of duty from pneumonia. Gave his life on September 27, 1918.

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Army PVT William Thomas Lusby

Army PVT William Thomas Lusby, 27, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to Company A, 327th Battalion Light Tanks. Lusby died from wounds after being injured during an accident with a machine gun at Camp Colt, PA. Gave his life on July 16, 1918.

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Army PVT John W. Nicholson

Army PVT John W. Nicholson, 21, of Barnesville, Maryland. He was assigned to Company I, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. Nicholson was killed in action in Aisne-Marne, FranceGave his life on July 19, 1918.



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Marine Corps Cpl Benjamin Perry, Jr.

Marine Corps Cpl Benjamin Perry, Jr., 22, of Bethesda, Maryland. He was assigned to 81st Company, 6 Machine Gun Battalion, 4th Marine Brigade. Perry died from wounds received in action near Chateau-Thierry, France during the Battle of Belleau Wood. Gave his life on June 13, 1918.

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Army PVT Clifford Harrison Poole

Army PVT Clifford Harrison Poole, 29, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to 401st Residence Laboratory Battalion. Poole died in the line of duty from pneumonia at Camp Eustis, Virginia. Gave his life on October 9, 1918.

Norman Boyer Price

Army PVT Norman Boyer Price

Army PVT Norman Boyer Price, 29, of Olney, Maryland. He was assigned to Sixth Trench Mortar Battery. Price died in the line of duty from pneumonia. Gave his life on October 12, 1918.

Davis Neeper Richards

Army 1LT Davis Neeper Richards

Army 1LT Davis Neeper Richards, 28, of Germantown, Maryland. He was assigned to the Medical Corps, Evacuation Hospital #49. Richards died in the line of duty from pneumonia at Camp Merritt, New Jersey. Gave his life on October 12, 1918. Graduated from Johns Hopkins University.

John Williams Saxon

Army SGT John Williams Saxon

Army SGT John Williams Saxon, 20, of Kensington, Maryland. He was assigned to the 1st Platoon, Company K, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Saxon was killed in action during the Battle of the Argonne near Verdun, France. Gave his life on October 10, 1918.

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Army PVT Leroy Small

Army PVT Leroy Small, 31, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Small died from wounds received in action in France. Gave his life on October 11, 1918.

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Army PVT Theron Eaton Smith

Army PVT Theron Eaton Smith, 28, of Rockville, Maryland. He was assigned to Medical Corps, 304th Sanitary Training, 79th Division. Smith died in the line of duty from pneumonia in France. Gave his life on September 25, 1918.

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Army PVT William G. Toone

Army PVT William G. Toone, 24, of Glen Echo, Maryland. He was assigned to the 316th Ambulance Company, 304th Sanitary Training, 79th Division. Toone was killed in action during the shelling of Field Hospital near Montfaucon, France. Gave his life on September 30, 1918.

 

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John Douglas Wade

Army CPT John Douglass Wade
Army CPT John Douglass Wade, 38, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to the Company K, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division. Wade was killed in action in France. Gave his life on October 9, 1918.

William Clopper Wade

Army PVT William Clopper Wade

Army PVT William Clopper Wade, 26, of Gaithersburg, Maryland. He was assigned to Company L, 125th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Division. Wade was killed in action in France. Gave his life on July 31, 1918.

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Army PFC John Walters

Army PFC John Walters of Germantown, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 115th Infantry. Walters died from wounds received in action near Verdun, France. After being shot twice in the abdomen, he captured a machine gun by killing three of the enemy. Gave his life on October 10, 1918.

Charles Foster Wedderburn

Navy LTJG Charles Foster Wedderburn

Navy LTJG Charles Foster Wedderburn, 25, of Chevy Chase, Maryland. He was assigned to the USS Chauncey. Wedderburn died on board the the ship when it collided with the British merchantship the SS Rose. Gave his life on November 19, 1917. His body was lost at sea.

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Army CPL George Arnold Wilburn

Army CPL George Arnold Wilburn, 23, of Wheaton, Maryland. He was assigned to Company K, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division. Wilburn was killed in action in France. Gave his life on October 12, 1918.

Frank Lee Windsor

Army CPL Frank Lee Windsor

Army CPL Frank Lee Windsor, 23, of Potomac, Maryland. He was assigned to Company I, 23rd Infantry Regiment. Windsor was killed after the hospital he was sent to for treatment of wounds was attacked in Chateau-Thierry Sector, France. Gave his life on July 1, 1918.

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Army PVT Allaire Emery Woodson

Army PVT Allaire Emery Woodson, 30, of Silver Spring, Maryland. He was assigned to Company B, 304 Supply Training, 79th Division. Woodson died in the line of duty from pneumonia in France. Gave his life on October 7, 1918.

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Army PVT Robert J. Worthington

Army PVT Robert J. Worthington, 32, of Garrett Park, Maryland. He was assigned to Company E, 3rd D.C. Infantry. Worthington died after accidentally shooting himself while loading his gun. Gave his life on September 9, 1917.



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Compiled by the Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs.
Sources: National Archives, Find A Grave, Together We Served, Ancestry.com, Newspapers.com, Fold3.com
To submit edits, please call 240-777-1246 (V), MD Relay 711, or e-mail Carly.Clem@montgomerycountymd.gov .


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