DEDICATED IN MEMORY
OF THOSE FROM ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN CONFLICT
WORLD WAR II
ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY WAR-TIME DEATHS
ARTICLES OF LOCAL INTEREST:
|First Fifty Men of County in Draft Drawing, Lead Belt News, Nov. 1, 1940|
|Five Draftees in First Quota, Lead Belt News, Nov. 15, 1940|
|Three More County Youths Enlist in Army, Lead Belt News, Nov. 15, 1940|
|Five County Men To Military Service, Lead Belt News, Nov. 29, 1940|
|Forty-eight From County Enlist In Army in Last Four Months, Lead Belt News, Jan. 10, 1941|
|12 Volunteers for Selective Service, Lead Belt News, Jan. 17, 1941|
|Six Draftees to be Inducted March 25, Lead Belt News, March 21, 1941|
|22 Draftees to be Inducted April 3rd, Lead Belt News, April 28, 1941|
|Draftees Called for June 3rd, Lead Belt News, May 30, 1941|
|Eleven Draftees Called for June 28th, Lead Belt News, June 27, 1941|
|Three County Youths on Last Navy Casualty List , Lead Belt News, Fri., june 26, 1942|
|Honor Roll of Flat River Service Men Being Compiled, Lead Belt News, Jan. 29, 1943|
|Art Moilanen - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Co. B|
|Reflections on Weingarten POW Camp, Daily Journal, April 24, 1987|
| Local Veterans Leave to Visit D-Day Memorial, Daily Journal,
July 8, 2004
Names mentioned in article: Mark Byington, Bob [Robert] Krull, Tony Lancaster, Ralph Heine,
Dorothy Gouin, Ron [Ronald] Byington
OUR LOCAL WW-II VETS AND THEIR STORIES
| Akers, Reve Miller
Asher, John E. (Killed In Action)
Asher, Willis E. (MIA)
Aubuchon, Vincent J.
Baker, Clyde D.
Baker, Herman (Killed In Training)
Barger, John Stephen
Bayless, Joseph (Killed In Action)
Beck, Mitchell M.
Becker, Rollin E.
Bell, James Calvin
Bequette, Medford Del
Bible, J. C.
Black, Ray F.
Bradley, Rolla (Killed In Action)
Burns, Robert "Bob"
Caldwell, Harvey and William
Carrow, George James
Cleve, William D.
Cole, Darrell S. (Killed In Action)
Cooper, Buford E. (Killed In Action)
Cooper, Jerry (Jr.)
Crawford, Robert William "Pat"
Crepps, Paul E. (Killed In Action)
Cresswell, Stephen G.
Cromer Brothers (Cliff, David & Charles)
Crump, Alva (Killed In Action)
Daffron, Thomas R.
Darnell, Lee V.
5 Daugherty Brothers
Day, Paul S. (Killed In Training)
Dee, Thomas F. (Jr.)
DeManuele, Vincent G.
Dennis, Alvin G.
Detring, Clifford E.
Doss, Edwin A.
Doty, Leonard Q.
Doty, Melvin Earl
Dowd, Robert C.
Dunlap, Carl E.
Dunn, James Lowell
Eaton, Rolla B.
Eaves, Eugene & Robert
Eddington, Farrell (Killed In Action)
Edgar, Glen E.
Farrell, Joseph R.
Fields, Maurice, Alta & Robert
Filkins, Frank A.
Fitz, Tom P.
Frago, Kenneth (Killed In Action)
Franke, Edward (Jr.)
Galvan, Wendell L.
Gerike, Gerhardt J.C.
Gibson, Leo H.
Giessing, Walter K.
Gillespie, Delmar G.
Goggins, Donald & Gene
Gray, Harry E.
Green, Jesse B.
Greene, Harold G.
Gremminger, Herbert L.
Grider, James S. (Killed In Action)
Hagerty, R. L. Pat
Harris, Dwight W.
Harris, Eugene Spencer "Pete"
Harris, James C.
Henroid, Vernal M.
Highley Brothers (4 sons of J. N. Highley)
House Brothers (Louis & Roy)
Huitt, Kenneth (Killed In Action)
Hunter, William T.
Hurley, Robert F.
Hurst Brothers (Clyde & Herman)
Iahn, William C.
Isgrig, Eddie A.
Jaco, Howard W.
Jenkins, John William
Johnson, Forrest (Killed In Action)
Johnson, James Albert
Johnson, John H.
Jones, Eugene Scott
Jones, Raymond Emmitt
Jones, Walter Clyde
Kleppsattel, Charles L.
Kleppsattel, Fred M.
Koen, Willard R. (Killed In Action)
Kohut, Joseph (Died in POW Camp)
Landolt, Linn E.
Lemon, Richard Kraft
Limbaugh, Earl Bernard
Lodholtz, Warren L.
Lunsford, George T.
Lunsford, James A. (Killed In Action)
Lunsford, Morgan A.
Omer L. (Killed In France)
Mason, Donald Ray
Mason, Wendell Everett
McCarron, Johnny L.
McCombs, Peter A.
McWilliams, Willard C.
Melvin, Ernest R.
Mercer, Russell W.
Merritt, William L.
Meyer, Charles B.
Miller, Leeman B. (Killed In Action)
Miller, Orville E. "Gene"
Mills, Cletus Harold
Montgomery, J. C.
Murphy, James E.
Murphy, John H.
Nations, Hildon 'Ham' (Killed In Action)
Nelms, Charles E. (Killed In Action)
Norton, Vernon P.
O'Connor, William P.
O'Sullivan, Larry Linn (Killed In Action)
Parker, Thomas, Floyd, Eddie & Lee
Pettus, James R.
Pinkston, Robert E. (Killed In Action)
Pirtle, Everett Eugene
Porter, Francis L. ("F.L.")
Powell, Robert "Harry"
Pryor, Morris Eddie (Killed In Action)
Radle, Clarence H. (Killed In Action)
Ragsdale, John L.
Reed, Harvey John
Reeves, Carl R.
Reuter, Ellsworth E.
Rigdon, Norman L. (Killed In Action)
Robertson, B. J.
Roome, Charles G. (Killed In Action)
Roome, Wilburn M. (Killed In Action)
Root, Briscoe A.
Russell, Charles (Pearl Harbor Survivor)
Russell, Edgar E. (Killed In Action)
Schaefer, Herman B.
Schaper, Henry P. (Sr.)
Schilli, Francis (Cabanatuan Raid)
Schmelzle, Francis E.
Shearer, C. M. (Bud)
Shoemake, Eldon T. (Killed In Action)
Shumake, Lytle (Killed In Action)
Sitton, Rubon (Killed In Japan)
Smith Brothers of Leadwood
Smith, Charles "Ed"
Smith, Glen H.
Smith, John M.
Smith, Peary A.
Smith, Robert B.
Smith, Ruben "Mike"
Smith, William H.
Stewart, Bengie (Killed In Action)
Straughn, James Earl
Thomasson, Paul D.
Thomure, Jasper E. (Killed In Action)
Thurman, Afton J. (Killed In Action)
Todd, Silas (Si)
Tongay, Darrell (Killed In Action)
Venable, Samuel Garrett
Watson, Willard (Killed In Action)
Weible, James H. (Killed In Action)
Williams, Otis A.
Williams, William James
Williford, Harry E. (Killed In Training)
Woodcock, Marion E. (Lost at Sea)
Wooldridge, Joseph O.
Wortham, Robert I.
Wright, George B.
Wright, Harold C.
Wright, James L.
Wright, William Carl
Zellner, Edmond - (Flying Ace Pilot)
We want to thank Mary MacKenzie for transcribing many of the above articles for us!!
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