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DEDICATED IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY  WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN CONFLICT
OVER SEAS DURING TIMES OF WAR:

WORLD WAR II
293,000 soldiers lost their lives in WW II

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ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY WAR-TIME DEATHS
List includes MIA's and those killed in war-time training missions.

ASHER, John E.
ASHER, Willis E. (MIA)
BADER, Troy R.
BAKER, Herman
BARKER, Harold J.
BAYLESS, Joseph W.
BLACK, Earl W.
BOATRIGHT, George J.
BONE, Alpha J.
BRADLEY, Rolla C.
CALLAWAY, William E.
CASH, Cecil J.
CLARK, Audrey L.
CLAY, Harold D. Jr.
COLE, Darrell S. (C.M.H.)
COOPER, Buford E.
COUNTS, Harold
COUNTS, Winiferd U.
COX, Emanuel E.
CREPPS, Paul E.
CRUMP, Alva L.
DAY, Paul S.
DENMAN, Charles W.
DEWEY, John W.
DOUGLAS, Harold W.
DOUGLAS, Howard
EDDINGTON, John F.
FENTON, Louis
FRAGO, Kenneth
FORTNER, Harold
GARDNER, Harvey T.
GIBSON, Harold E.
GIBSON, Harold G.
GILLIAM, Warren H.
GREMMELS, Ralph
GRIDER, James S.
GRIWACH, John Jr.
HAMMAN, Thomas E.
HARDESTY, F. Marvin
HAWKINS, Lindley E.
HENRY, Harold G.
HERMAN, Elmer J.
HIGHLEY, Carlton B.
HOLLINGER, Harry L.
HOUSE, Louis E.
HUGHES, Laverne G.

HUITT, Kenneth
JANIS, Robert L.
JOHNSON, Forrest W.
JOHNSON, Charles E.
JOHNSON, Gerald E.
JONES, Henry A.
KELLISON, Cecil E.
KELLUMS, Kenneth
KENDALL, Leon J.
KOEN, Willard R. Jr.
KOHUT, Joseph M.
KIRCHNER, Ellis E.
KISTNER, Charles L. Jr.
KULASZA, Anthony
LACE, George A.
LONG, Milton R.
LONG, Robert W.
LUNSFORD, James A.
LUTHER, Francis E.
MAHURIN, Omer L.
MATTHEWS, Andrew J.
McCALISTER, William F. Jr.
MEYER, Paul B.
MILLER, Leeman B.
MILNE, Britton J.
MISSEY, Hubert J.
MOORE, Charles
MOSER, Edwin P.
McGEORGE, Carl
MYERS, Jerry W.
MORRIS, Tommy
NATIONS, Hildon H.
NELMS, Charles E.
O'SULLIVAN, Larry Linn
ORR, Smiley A.
PERRY, Harry
PETTUS, Winford L.
PHILLIPS, William C.
PINKSTON, Robert E.
PORTELL, Charles A.
PRYOR, Morris E.
POGUE, Roy D.
PULLIAM, Robert O. Jr.

RADLE, Clarence H.
RAWLINS, Eli B.
RIGDON, Norman L.
RICKMAR, Gilbert
ROLENS, William E.
RIPPEE, Burl H.
ROOME, Charles G.
ROOME, Wilburn M.
RUSSELL, Edgar E.
SHANER, Leonard P.
SHERMAN, Harold H.
SHOEMAKE, Eldon T.
SHUMAKE, Lytle
SITTON, Ruben W.
SKAGGS, James W.
STEGALL, Joseph
STEVENSON, James Lee (MIA)
STRAUSSER, Clifford
STEWART, Bengie
STEWART, Thomas
STOLL, Milton
STROUP, Ray E.
SUTTON, Carl
THOMURE, Harold C.
THOMURE, Jasper E.
THURMAN, Afton J.
THURMAN, Glendal M.
TONGAY, Darrell
TUCKER, Ralph
TURNER, Howard J.
TYNDYK, Mike
VAN DOREN, Louis
VAUGHN, Adolph
VAN LEAR, J. H.
WEIBLE, James H.
WATSON, Willard E.
WOODCOCK, Marion
WESTOVER, Martin W.
WHALEY, Leonard L.
WILLIFORD, Harry E.
WALKER, Donald
WALKER, Tom
WARREN, Wilburn
YOUNG, James E.

 

ARTICLES OF LOCAL INTEREST:

bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) First Fifty Men of County in Draft Drawing, Lead Belt News, Nov. 1, 1940
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Five Draftees in First Quota, Lead Belt News, Nov. 15, 1940
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Three More County Youths Enlist in Army, Lead Belt News, Nov. 15, 1940
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Five County Men To Military Service, Lead Belt News, Nov. 29, 1940
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Forty-eight From County Enlist In Army in Last Four Months, Lead Belt News,  Jan. 10, 1941
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) 12 Volunteers for Selective Service, Lead Belt News, Jan. 17, 1941
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Six Draftees to be Inducted March 25, Lead Belt News, March 21, 1941
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) 22 Draftees to be Inducted April 3rd, Lead Belt News, April 28, 1941
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Draftees Called for June 3rd, Lead Belt News, May 30, 1941
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Eleven Draftees Called for June 28th, Lead Belt News, June 27, 1941
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Three County Youths on Last Navy Casualty List , Lead Belt News, Fri., june 26, 1942
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Honor Roll of Flat River Service Men Being Compiled, Lead Belt News, Jan. 29, 1943
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Art MoilanenBoogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Co. B
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reflections on Weingarten POW Camp, Daily Journal, April 24, 1987
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) 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

bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Akers, Reve Miller
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Asher, Glenwood
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Asher, John E. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Asher, Willis E. (MIA)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Aubuchon, Vincent J.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Baker, Clyde D.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Baker, Herman (Killed In Training)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Barger, John Stephen
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Bartlow, James
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Barton, Cletus
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Bayless, Joseph (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Beck, Mitchell M.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Becker, Rollin E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Bell, James Calvin
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Bequette, Medford Del
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Bible, J. C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Black, Ray F.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Bollinger, Leroy
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Bradley, Rolla (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Burns, Robert "Bob"
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Caldwell, Harvey and William
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Carrow, George James
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Cleve, William D.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Coffman, Clyde
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Cole, Darrell S. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Cole, Gene
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Compton, John
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Cooper, Buford E. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Cooper, Jerry (Jr.)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Counts, Alvin
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Crawford, Robert William "Pat"
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Crepps, Paul E.  (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Cresswell, Stephen G. 
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Cromer Brothers (Cliff, David & Charles)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Crump, Alva (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Curtis, Warren
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Daffron, Thomas R.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Darnell, Lee V.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) 5 Daugherty Brothers
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Day, Paul S. (Killed In Training)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Dee, Thomas F. (Jr.)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) DeManuele, Vincent G.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Dennis, Alvin G.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Detring, Clifford E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Doss, Edwin A. 
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Doty, Leonard Q.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Doty, Melvin Earl
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Dowd, Robert C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Dunlap, Carl E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Dunn, James Lowell
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Eaton, Rolla B.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Eaves, Eugene & Robert
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Eddington, Farrell (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Edgar, Glen E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Edgar, Leroy
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Englehardt, Welty
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Farrell, Joseph R.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Fields, Maurice, Alta & Robert
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Filkins, Frank A.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Fitz, Tom P.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Frago, Kenneth (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Franke, Edward (Jr.)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Galvan, Wendell L.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Gerike, Gerhardt J.C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Gibson, Leo H.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Giessing, Walter K.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Gillespie, Delmar G.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Goggins, Donald & Gene
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Gray, Harry E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Green, Jesse B.  
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Greene, Harold G.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Gremminger, Herbert L. 
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Grider, James S.  (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Hagerty, R. L. Pat
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Harris, Dwight W.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Harris, Eugene Spencer "Pete"
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Harris, James C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Hawk, Donald
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Heine, Ralph
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Henroid, Vernal M.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Highley Brothers (4 sons of J. N. Highley)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Horton, Ernest
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) House Brothers (Louis & Roy)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Huitt, Floyd
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Huitt, Kenneth (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Hulsey, Herbert
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Hunter, William T.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Hurley, Robert F.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Hurst Brothers (Clyde & Herman)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Iahn, William C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Isgrig, Eddie A.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jackson, Eugene
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jackson, Norman
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jackson, Thomas
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jaco, Howard W.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jenkins, John
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jenkins, John William
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Johnson, Forrest (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Johnson, Glenwood
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Johnson, James Albert
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Johnson, John H.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jones, Eugene Scott
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jones, Raymond Emmitt
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Jones, Walter Clyde
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Kankey, Cecil
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Kleppsattel, Charles L.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Kleppsattel, Fred M.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Klob, Lehman
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Koen, Willard R. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Kohut, Joseph (Died in POW Camp)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Landolt, Linn E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Lemon, Richard Kraft
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Limbaugh, Earl Bernard
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Limbaugh, Paul
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Lindhorst, Milton
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Link, Cletus  
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Link, Eugene
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Lodholtz, Warren L.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Lunsford, George T.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Lunsford, James A. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Lunsford, Morgan A.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Lybarger, Joel
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Mahurin, Omer L. (Killed In France)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Mason, Donald Ray
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Mason, Wendell Everett
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Margrieter, John
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) McCarron, Johnny L.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) McCombs, Peter A.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) McDaniel, Paul
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) McWilliams, Willard C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Melvin, Ernest R.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Mercer, Russell W. 
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Merritt, William L
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Meyer, Charles B.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Miller, Glenwood
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Miller, Leeman B. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Miller, Orville E. "Gene"
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Mills, Cletus Harold
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Momot, Andrew
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Momot, Frank
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Monie, Russell
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Montgomery, J. C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Moore, Ralph
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Murphy, James E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Murphy, John H.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Myers, Vernon
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Nations, Hildon 'Ham' (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Nelms, Charles E. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Neubrand, Verdun
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Norton, Vernon P.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) O'Connor, William P.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) O'Sullivan, Larry Linn (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Parker, Thomas, Floyd, Eddie & Lee
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Pettus, Homer
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Pettus, James R.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Pinkston, Robert E. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Pirtle, Everett Eugene
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Porter, Francis L. ("F.L.")
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Powell, Robert "Harry"
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Pryor, Morris Eddie (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Radle, Clarence H. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Ragsdale, Darrell
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Ragsdale, John L.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reed, Douglas
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reed, Harvey John
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reed, Marshall
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reed, Sherwood
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reed, Waldo
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reeves, Carl R.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Reuter, Ellsworth E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Rigdon, Elmer
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Rigdon, Norman L. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Robertson, B. J.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Roome, Charles G. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Roome, Wilburn M. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Root, Briscoe A. 
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Ruby, Joseph
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Russell, Charles (Pearl Harbor Survivor)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Russell, Edgar E. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Saey Brothers
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Salisbury, Harold
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Sansoucie, Willis
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Schaefer, Herman B. 
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Schaper, Henry P. (Sr.)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Schilli, Francis (Cabanatuan Raid)  
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Schmelzle, Francis E.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Schneider, Merlin
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Seabourne, Douglas
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Selzer, Clyde
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Selzer, Jack
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Shearer, C. M. (Bud)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Shoemake, Eldon T. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Shumake, Lytle (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Silvey, Bob
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Sitton, Rubon (Killed In Japan)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Skaggs, Glenwood
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Smith Brothers of Leadwood
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Smith, Charles "Ed"
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Smith, Glen H.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Smith, John M.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Smith, Peary A.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Smith, Robert B.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Smith, Ruben "Mike"
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Smith, William H.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Sparks, Don
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Stewart, Bengie (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Straughn, James Earl
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Thomas, Claud
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Thomasson, Paul D.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Thomure, Jasper E. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Thurman, Afton J. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Thurman, Lynn
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Todd, Silas (Si)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Tongay, Darrell (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Usher, David
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) VanOrt, Thomas
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Venable, Samuel Garrett
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Watson, Willard (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Weible, James H. (Killed In Action)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Weible, Robert
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Weiss, Gilbert
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Williams, Otis A.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Williams, William James
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Williford, Harry E. (Killed In Training)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Woodcock, Marion E. (Lost at Sea)
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Wooldridge, Joseph O.
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Wortham, Robert I.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Wright, Gene
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Wright, George B.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Wright, Harold C.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Wright, James L.
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Wright, William Carl
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Yeargain, Jimmie
bullets_blue_1.gif (523 bytes) Zellner, Edmond - (Flying Ace Pilot)

We want to thank Mary MacKenzie for transcribing many of the above articles for us!! 


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Click HERE to view V-Mail letter sent to Tom Madore by his cousin, Cpl. Arthur "Art" Freeman.  This letter, dated December 20, 1944, was mailed from Germany during World War II.  


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