The Ultimate Sacrifice

World War II

Curtis Morris “Butch” Ashton

Curtis Morris “Butch” Ashton

Curtis Morris “Butch” Ashton Age: 23Branch: USNRank(s): AE3, AE1Unit: ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 27 Dec 1969Location:Bien Hoa, South VietnamEra: WWIICampaign: Vietnam Medals & Commendations: Silver Star with 'V' device for Valor and 2 Gold Stars, Purple...

Lee Carlton “Carl” Yates

Lee Carlton “Carl” Yates

Lee Carlton “Carl” Yates Age: 28Branch: USNRRank: Lt(jg)Unit: UDT14Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 29 Jan 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Purple Heart (awarded...

Albert “Gary” Gerhardt Weidner

Albert “Gary” Gerhardt Weidner

Albert “Gary” Gerhardt Weidner Age: 22Branch: USNRRank: SF2c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU126, UDT7Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 14 Jun 1944Location: SaipanEra: WWIICampaign: Battle of Saipan Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Lawrence Ivan Weckman

Lawrence Ivan Weckman

Lawrence Ivan Weckman Age: 20Branch: USNRRank(s): CM3c, GM2c (CB), GM1cUnit: NCDU44Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 08 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, Croix de...

Milton Parker Weatherford

Milton Parker Weatherford

Milton Parker Weatherford Age: 25Branch: USNRRank(s): S1c, GM2cUnit: NCDU22Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Silver Star Medal, European-African-Middle...

Alvin Edward Vetter

Alvin Edward Vetter

Alvin Edward Vetter Age: 22Branch: USNRRank(s): Ens, Lt.(jg), D-V (G)Unit: NCDU23Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign...

Edward Tilton

Edward Tilton

Edward Tilton Age: 20Branch: USNRRank(s): MM3c (CB), MM2cUnit: UDT8Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 19 Oct 1944Location: PhilippinesEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Leyte Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded...

Maurice Francis Sullivan, Jr

Maurice Francis Sullivan, Jr

Maurice Francis Sullivan, Jr Age: 17Branch: USNRRank: S2cUnit: NCDU S w/141Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, Croix de Guerre...

Carroll Bert Prall

Carroll Bert Prall

Carroll Bert Prall Age: 21Branch: USNRRank(s): GM2c, GM1c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU25, DRUStation: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Nov 1944Location: Fort Pierce, FLEra: WWIICampaign: Training Medals & Commendations: Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Croix de Guerre Ribbon....

Raymond Rudolph Pienack

Raymond Rudolph Pienack

Raymond Rudolph Pienack Age: 21Branch: USNRRank(s): Cox, GM2c (CB)Unit: NCDU46Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign...

Frank James Perkins

Frank James Perkins

Frank James Perkins Age: 35Branch: USNRRank(s): Cox, BM2c (CB)Unit: NCDU41Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal -...

Jesse D. Olive

Jesse D. Olive

Jesse D. Olive Age: 21Branch: USNRRank(s): S2c, GM2cUnit(s): NCDU A9, NCDU11Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal...

Thomas Dervus Nixon

Thomas Dervus Nixon

Thomas Dervus Nixon Age: 29Branch: USNRRank(s): Ens, CEC-V(S)Unit(s): NCDU64, UDT4Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 21 Jul 1944Location: GuamEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Guam Medals & Commendations: Posthumous...

Louis Gustave Netz

Louis Gustave Netz

Louis Gustave Netz Age: 29 Branch: USNR Rank: CM1c Unit(s): NDU1, NCDU28, DRU Station: US NABB - Exeter, England Fallen on: 01 Mar 1945 Location: Exeter, England Era: WWII Campaign: Experimental Work with British Royal Navy Medals & Commendations: Navy Unit...

Ozie Claude Mingledorff, Jr

Ozie Claude Mingledorff, Jr

Ozie Claude Mingledorff, Jr Age: 24Branch: USNRRank(s): S2c, GM2cUnit(s): NCDU A9 7th Beach Battalion, NCDU11Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous...

Conrad Clarence Millis

Conrad Clarence Millis

Conrad Clarence Millis Age: 29Branch: USNRRank(s): CM1c, CCM (CB) (AA)Unit: NCDU27Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign...

Donald Crane McGeary

Donald Crane McGeary

Donald Crane McGeary Age: 20 Branch: USNR Rank: SF2c (CB) Unit: NCDU139 Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 07 Jun 1944 Location: Utah/ Normandy Era: WWII Campaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Croix de Guerre...

John Daniel McDermott

John Daniel McDermott

John Daniel McDermott Age: 35Branch: USNRank(s): F1c, MM1c (CB)Unit: NCDU23Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal -...

Charles Francis Masden

Charles Francis Masden

Charles Francis Masden Age: 19 Branch: USNR Rank: Cox Unit: UDT11 Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 08 Jun 1945 Location: Balikpapan, Borneo Era: WWII Campaign: Battle of North Borneo Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Francis Joseph Lynch

Francis Joseph Lynch

Francis Joseph Lynch Age: 20Branch: USNRRank: Cox (T)Unit: UDT16Station: Waimanalo, Oahu, TH Fallen on: 30 Mar 1945Location: Okinawa, JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Okinawa Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star, Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown:...

Kenneth Broughton Lauderdale

Kenneth Broughton Lauderdale

Kenneth Broughton Lauderdale Age: 24Branch: USNRRank(s): SF2c, SF1c (CB)Unit: UDT9Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 19 Oct 1944Location: PhilippinesEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Leyte Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Brennan William Kasman

Brennan William Kasman

Brennan William Kasman Age: 26Branch: USNRRank(s): MM3c (CB), MM2cUnit(s): NCDU84, UDT4Station: Waimanalo, Oahu, TH Fallen on: 18 Oct 1944Location: Leyte GulfEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Leyte Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown:...

Edward Anthony Jarosz

Edward Anthony Jarosz

Edward Anthony Jarosz Age: 27Branch: USNRRank(s): SF1c (CB)Unit: NCDU141Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal -...

John Aylette Jacobson, Jr

John Aylette Jacobson, Jr

John Aylette Jacobson, Jr. Age: 34 Branch: USNR Rank(s): CBM (AA)(CB) Unit: NCDU43 Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944 Location: Omaha/ Normandy Era: WWII Campaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Silver Star Medal,...

Alton Ervon Hudson

Alton Ervon Hudson

Alton Ervon Hudson Age: 23Branch: USNRRank(s): Cox, BM2cUnit: Scouts & RaidersStation: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 13 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, Croix de...

Orvid J. Holtman

Orvid J. Holtman

Orvid J. Holtman Age: 29Branch: USNRRank(s): Ens, Lt.(jg) CEC-V (S)Unit: NCDU27Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, Croix de Guerre...

Arthur Burton Hickey

Arthur Burton Hickey

Arthur Burton Hickey Age: 17Branch: USNRRank(s): S2c, QM3cUnit: NCDU S w/138Station: Roseneath Naval Base, Scotland Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern...

Clifford Palmer Herring

Clifford Palmer Herring

Clifford Palmer Herring Age: 31Branch: USNRRank(s): S1c, GM2cUnit: NCDU23Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, Croix de Guerre...

Richard David Harang

Richard David Harang

Richard David Harang Age: 22Branch: USNRRank(s): MM2c (CB), MM1cUnit: NCDU27Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal...

Edward Joseph Greenfield

Edward Joseph Greenfield

Edward Joseph Greenfield Age: 18Branch: USNRRank(s): S2cUnit: NCDU S w/ 138Station: Roseneath Naval Base, Scotland Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern...

Preston Hardaway Goulder

Preston Hardaway Goulder

Preston Hardaway Goulder Age: 24Branch: USNRRank(s): S1c, GM2cUnit: NCDU23Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal -...

George Linzy Gouinlock

George Linzy Gouinlock

George Linzy Gouinlock Age: 30 Branch: USNR Rank: Ens, CEC-V (S) Unit: NCDU141 Station: Ft. Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944 Location: Omaha/ Normandy Era: WWII Campaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential...

Edmund P. Eckert

Edmund P. Eckert

Edmund P. Eckert Age: 25Branch: USNRRank(s): S1c, GM2c (T)Unit(s): NCDU25, DRUStation: US NABB - Exeter, England Fallen on: 01 Mar 1945Location: Exeter, EnglandEra: WWIICampaign: Experimental Work with the British Royal Navy Medals & Commendations: Navy Unit...

William Robert Lewis

William Robert Lewis

William Robert Lewis Age: 20Branch: USNRRank: SM3c (CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown: Cedaredge, CO...

Walter Joseph Dombek

Walter Joseph Dombek

Walter Joseph Dombek Age: 18Branch: USNRRank: S1cUnit: NCDU S w/43Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal - w/1...

John William Cook

John William Cook

John William Cook Age: 17Branch: USNRRank: S2cUnit: NCDU S w/140Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Purple Heart, Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, Croix de Guerre...

John Anthony Fuller, Sr

John Anthony Fuller, Sr

John Anthony Fuller, Sr. Age: 21Branch: USNRRank: GM2c (CB)Unit: NCDU27Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal - w/1...

Henry Samuel Fabish

Henry Samuel Fabish

Henry Samuel Fabish Age: 30Branch: USNRRank: GM1cUnit: NCDU46Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal - w/1 Bronze...

Elmer Malcolm Drew

Elmer Malcolm Drew

Elmer Malcolm Drew Age: 17Branch: USNRRank: S2cUnit: NCDU S w/46Station: USNAATB, Appledore, UK Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal - w/1...

Earl Evert Hilke

Earl Evert Hilke

Earl Evert Hilke Age: 22Branch: USNRRank: MM2c (T)(CB)Unit(s): NCDU203, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart and...

Chester Szych

Chester Szych

Chester Szych Age: 19Branch: USNRRank: MM2c (T)(CVB)Unit(s): NCDU208, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart and...

Buress Lee Blackwood

Buress Lee Blackwood

Buress Lee Blackwood Age: 19Branch: USNRRank(s): MM3c (T)(CB), MM2c (T)(CB)Unit(s): NCDU210, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals &...

Herman Delmar Willbanks

Herman Delmar Willbanks

Herman Delmar Willbanks Age: 28Branch: USNRRank(s): F2c, F1cUnit(s): NCDU203, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Henry Richard Alexander

Henry Richard Alexander

Henry Richard Alexander Age: 27 Branch: USNR Rank(s): SF2c (CB) SV V-6 Unit: NCDU27 Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944 Location: Omaha/ Normandy Era: WWII Campaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, WWII...

Harry Thomas Blanot

Harry Thomas Blanot

Harry Thomas Blanot Age: 26Branch: USNRRank(s): GM2c, CM1c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU201, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Frank Warren Sumpter

Frank Warren Sumpter

Frank Warren Sumpter Age: 18Branch: USNRRank: MoMM3c (T)Unit(s): NCDU216, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart...

Eugene Elmer Maki

Eugene Elmer Maki

Eugene Elmer Maki Age: 22Branch: USNIRank: CM3c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU201, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart and...

John Edward Bussell

John Edward Bussell

John Edward Bussell Age: 24 Branch: USNR Rank(s): Ens, CEC-V (S) Unit: NCDU46 Station: Fort Pierce Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944 Location: Omaha/Normandy Era: WWII Campaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal...

Joseph Leo Flemming

Joseph Leo Flemming

Joseph Leo Flemming Age:Branch: USNRRank: CM2cUnit(s): NCDU209, UDT15 Platoon #3Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart...

Patrick “Pops” Raymond Dolan

Patrick “Pops” Raymond Dolan

Patrick “Pops” Raymond Dolan Age: 37Branch: USNIRank: MoMM2cUnit(s): NCDU205, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Louis “Shorty” Emery Kalman

Louis “Shorty” Emery Kalman

Louis “Shorty” Emery Kalman Age: 25Branch: USNRRank: GM2c (T)(CB)Unit(s): NCDU205, UDT15, UDT14 (TDA), UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals &...

Paul Harrison Davis

Paul Harrison Davis

Paul Harrison Davis Age: 37-38Branch: USNRRank(s): S1c, RM3cUnit(s): NCDU213, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Edward Wilson Anderson

Edward Wilson Anderson

Edward Wilson Anderson Age: 27Branch:Rank(s): CM2c (CB), CM1c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU31, UDT Able, UDT12Station: USS Bates (APD47) Fallen on: 17 Feb 1945Location: Iwo Jima, JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal Hometown: Superior, WI...

David Blettel

David Blettel

David Blettel Age: 32Branch: USNRRank(s): MM2c (CB), MM1c (CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen GulfEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown: Pacific...

Robert Armstrong Black, Jr

Robert Armstrong Black, Jr

Robert Armstrong Black, Jr Age: 33Branch: USNRRank(s): SFc ST V-6, QM1cUnit(s): OSS, UDT10Station: U.S.S. Burrfish Fallen on: 07 Feb 1945Location: Yap Island Era: WWIICampaign:  Reconnaissance of Yap Island Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart Medal (awarded...

Thomas Justin Dillon

Thomas Justin Dillon

Thomas Justin Dillon Age: 30Branch: USNRRank: S2cUnit: NCDU S w/141Station: USNAATB, Appledore, UK Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal -...

Peter Mathew Demmer

Peter Mathew Demmer

Peter Mathew Demmer Age: 17Branch: USNRRank: S2cUnit: NCDU S w/30Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 08 Jun 1944Location: Utah/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Navy Unit Commendation, Croix de Guerre ribbon, Purple...

Carmine DeGregorio

Carmine DeGregorio

Carmine DeGregorio Age: 18Branch: USNRRank: S2cUnit: NCDU S w/131 Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal - w/1...

John “Jerry, J.D.” Gerald Donnell

John “Jerry, J.D.” Gerald Donnell

John “Jerry, J.D.” Gerald Donnell Age: 31Branch: USNRRank: Ens.,D-V(S)Unit: Scouts & RaidersStation: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 28 Jan 1944Location: Anzio, ItalyEra: WWIICampaign: Operation Shingle Medals & Commendations: Navy Cross, Purple Heart Medal...

Harold Duncan

Harold Duncan

Harold Duncan Age: 19Branch: USNRRank: GM2cUnit: NCDU23Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal - w/1 Bronze Star,...

Kenneth “Rip” Eugene Howe

Kenneth “Rip” Eugene Howe

Kenneth “Rip” Eugene Howe Age: 31Branch: USNRRank(s): Ens.,D-V(S), Lt.Unit: Scouts & RaidersStation: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 30 Dec 1943Location: Nettuno, ItalyEra: WWIICampaign: Operation Shingle Medals & Commendations: Navy Cross Medal , Purple Heart...

Robert Lee Hopkins

Robert Lee Hopkins

Robert Lee Hopkins Age: 23Branch: USNRRank: CM3c (CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown: Amarillo, TX...

Theodore “Teddy” O’Brian Guess

Theodore “Teddy” O’Brian Guess

Theodore “Teddy” O'Brian Guess Age: 24Branch: USNRRank(s): SF1c (CB), MM1cUnit(s): NCDU78, UDT4Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 09 Apr 1944Location: Maui, THEra: WWIICampaign: Pre Marianas Medals & Commendations:...

Wilfred Dolar Gamache

Wilfred Dolar Gamache

Wilfred Dolar Gamache Age: 28Branch: USNRRank: CCM (AA)(CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown: Lynn, MA...

Andrew Jackson Fleming

Andrew Jackson Fleming

Andrew Jackson Fleming Age: 35Branch: USNRRank: CEM (CB)(AA)Unit(s): NCDU23 Sixth Beach Battalion, Roger SpecialStation: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous...

Marvin “Mario” Antonio Malfeo

Marvin “Mario” Antonio Malfeo

Marvin “Mario” Antonio Malfeo Age: 24Branch: USNRRank: EnsUnit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: (Posthumous) Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Action...

John Churchill MacMahon

John Churchill MacMahon

John Churchill MacMahon Age: 28Branch: USNRRank(s): SP(A)1c, AMCUnit(s): OSS, UDT10Station: U.S.S. Burrfish Fallen on: 07 Feb 1945Location: Gagil Tomil, Yap Island Era: WWIICampaign:  Reconnaissance of Yap Island Medals & Commendations: Posthumously awarded:...

Carmon “Cuz” F. Pirro

Carmon “Cuz” F. Pirro

Carmon “Cuz” F. Pirro Age: 26Branch: USNRRank(s): Ens.,D-V(S), Lt.(jg), D-V (G)Unit: Scouts & RaidersStation: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 30 Dec 1943Location: Nettuno, ItalyEra: WWIICampaign: Operation Shingle Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart Medal (awarded...

Howard “Red, Dynamite Joe” Livingston Roeder

Howard “Red, Dynamite Joe” Livingston Roeder

Howard “Red, Dynamite Joe” Livingston Roeder Age: 29Branch: USNRRank(s): GM1c, CGM (CB) (AA)Unit(s): UDT2, UDT10Station: U.S.S. Burrfish Fallen on: 07 Feb 1945Location: Gagil Tomil, Yap Island Era: WWIICampaign:  Reconnaisance of Yap Island Medals &...

William Lloyd Sugden

William Lloyd Sugden

William Lloyd Sugden Age: 19Branch: USNRRank(s): S1c, GM3c (CB)(T)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown:...

Edmund P. Eckert

William Robert Doran

William Robert Doran Age: 18Branch: USNRRank: S2cUnit: NCDU S w/141Station: USNAATB, Appledore, UK Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra: WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Purple Heart, Pres. Unit Citation Ribbon, Croix...

Thomas Rex McKnight

Thomas Rex McKnight

Thomas Rex McKnight Age: 34Branch: USNRRank(s): GM(T)(CB), CCM (AA)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown:...

Thomas Jackson Watkins

Thomas Jackson Watkins

Thomas Jackson Watkins Age: 20Branch: USNRRank(s): EM3c (T), EM1c (T)Unit(s): NCDU209, UDT15, UDT14 (TDA), UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals...

Robert Virgil Christensen

Robert Virgil Christensen

Robert Virgil Christensen Age: 22Branch: USNRRank: SF1c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU88, UDT5Station: Fort Pierce, FL Fallen on: 16 Jun 1944Location: SaipanEra:  WWIICampaign: Battle of Saipan Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded Posthumously) Hometown: St. Paul, MN...

Richard Roderick Olson

Richard Roderick Olson

Richard Roderick Olson Age: 18Branch: USNRRank(s): S2c V6, S1cUnit: UDT1Station: Fallen on: 02 Feb 1944Location: Marshall IslandsEra: WWIICampaign: Kwajalein Medals & Commendations: Hometown: Ansonia, CT Details:.S1c Olson was lost during a battle in the Marshall...

Ralph Athol Blowers

Ralph Athol Blowers

Ralph Athol Blowers Age: 31Branch: USNRRank(s): Carp, CEC-V (S), CWOUnit(s): NCDU35, UDT3Station: Waimanalo, Oahu, TH Fallen on: 15 Jul 1944Location: Guam Era: WWIICampaign: Guam recon Medals & Commendations: Posthumous Silver Star Hometown: Towanda, PA...

Paul Eugene Gordon

Paul Eugene Gordon

Paul Eugene Gordon Age: 30Branch: USNRRank: SF1c (CB) (T)Unit(s): UDT8, UDT15 Platoon #3Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals &...

Leonard Joseph Bock, Jr

Leonard Joseph Bock, Jr

Leonard Joseph Bock, Jr. Age: 17-18Branch: USNRRank(s): S2c, S1cUnit(s): UDT19, UDT7 (Restaffed)Station: U.S.S. Hopping Fallen on: 09 Apr 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Tsugen Shima Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown: Essex...

Kermit Allen

Kermit Allen

Kermit Allen Age:Branch: USNRank: BM2cUnit(s): NCDU214, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart and Bronze Star...

Joseph William Rossart

Joseph William Rossart

Joseph William Rossart Age: 21Branch: USNRRank(s): MM3, MM2c (T)(CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown:...

John Mecale

John Mecale

John Mecale Age: 21Branch: USNRRank: BM2c (T)Unit(s): NCDU215, UDT15, UDT14 (TDA), UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals &...

James “Wahoo” Lawrence Rodriquez

James “Wahoo” Lawrence Rodriquez

James “Wahoo” Lawrence Rodriquez Age:Branch: USNRRank: MoMM2c (CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations:  Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown:...

James Emerson Rodman

James Emerson Rodman

James Emerson Rodman Age: 24Branch: USNRRank(s): MM3c (CB), MM2c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU201, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals &...

Guadalupe Castillo

Guadalupe Castillo

Guadalupe Castillo Age: 19Branch: USNRRank: S1c (CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown: Myers, MT Details:S1c...

F. P. Scoggins

F. P. Scoggins

F. P. Scoggins Age: 32Branch: USNRRank: SK1c (CB)Unit: UDT9Station: U.S.S. Belknap Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945Location: Lingayen Gulf Era: WWIICampaign:  Invasion of Lingayen Gulf Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously) Hometown: Leesville, LA...

Edwin Albert Beason

Edwin Albert Beason

Edwin Albert Beason Age: 29Branch: USNRRank: CCM (AA)(CB) SV V6Unit(s): NCDU201, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Benoit Bernard “Frenchy” Audibert

Benoit Bernard “Frenchy” Audibert

Benoit Bernard “Frenchy” Audibert Age: 27-28Branch:Rank: GM1c (CB)Unit(s): NCDU90, UDT5Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Oct 1944Location: Leyte GulfEra: WWIICampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star, Purple...

Adrian Runnels

Adrian Runnels

Adrian Runnels Age: 21Branch: USNIRank(s): S2c (CB), S1c (CB)Unit(s): UDT10, UDT15Station: Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, Maui Fallen on: 18 Feb 1945Location: JapanEra: WWIICampaign: Invasion of Iwo Jima Medals & Commendations: Purple...

Matteo Tascillo

Matteo Tascillo

Matteo Tascillo Age: 24Branch: USNRRank(s): S1c V6, CoxUnit: Scouts & RaidersStation: U.S.S. Custer Fallen on: 19 Feb 1944Location: Marshall IslandsEra: WWIICampaign:  Eniwetok Medals & Commendations: Hometown: Schenectady, NY Details:.Cox Tascillo was on...

George L. Abbott

George L. Abbott

George L. Abbott Age:Branch: USNRank: BM1cUnit: Scouts & RaidersStation: 6th Naval Beach Battalion Fallen on: 06 Jun 1944Location: Omaha/ NormandyEra:  WWIICampaign: D-Day Invasion Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart Hometown: Unknown Details:BM1 Abbott was...